Episode 21 – The Hereafter

INTRO

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

MUSIC – He’s Coming Back by Ensomniak (Used by permission)| Facebook | YouTube | bandcamp

FEATURE – Life after death

Abrahamic Religions

  • Christianity – From most to least grotesque
    • Catholic
      • Dualist
      • Heaven if you’re really good
      • Purgatory if you’re mostly a good Christian
      • Hell for the wicked/unbaptized
    • Mainstream Protestant
      • Dualist
      • Predestination or free will
      • Heaven or hell at death or the second coming
    • Mormons
      • Dualist
      • Celestial Kingdom – The most heavenly, only for those who have lived upto the ordinances and covenants
        • Highest degree – only for those sealed in celestial marriage, get to become gods
        • Two lower degrees – likely become angels
      • Terrestrial Kingdom – For good people who don’t qualify for the celestial kingdom
      • Telestial Kingdom – Those who have not accepted Christ, 1000 years of spirit prision
    • Seventh-day Adventist, Jehovah’s Witnesses
      • Monist
      • “Soul sleep” at death
      • Righteous go to heaven at the second coming
      • The wicked are raised, judged, and destroyed
  • Islam
    • Dualist – nafs
    • Predestinarian
    • Resurrection
    • The good, including Muslims, Christians, Jews, and Sabians go to heaven
    • The wicked get severe pain and shame
  • Judaism
    • Probably a bodily resurrection
    • People will get what’s coming to them

Eastern Religions, neoplatonism, Gnosticism, paganism, Kabbalah (Jewish), Cathars (Christian), Alawi Shias (Muslim), Druze, Rosicrucians

  • Dualistic
  • Reincarnation
  • Karma
  • Release

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Episode 20 – Mr. Deity with Brian Keith Dalton and Tom Vilot

0:00:25 INTRO

0:00:43 FEEDBACK – Ben

0:14:18 THIS DAY IN HISTORY

0:28:50 SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

0:34:03 POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

0:52:00 INTERVIEW
We are joined by Brian Keith Dalton and Tom Vilot of the Mr. Deity webshow where Tom plays John the Baptist and Brian is Mr. Deity himself.

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Episode 19 – Charity, the JW’s, and Black Atheism with Bridget Gaudette

0:00:25 INTRO

FEEDBACK – None this time around 0:04:39 THIS DAY IN HISTORY

0:21:23 SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

0:37:33 POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

0:52:05 MUSIC – “Invisible Light” by Josh Woodward (Creative Commons – By) 0:56:45 FEATURE – Interview with Bridget Gaudette Bridget is the Development Coordinator at Foundation Beyond Belief. She’s also an ex-Jehovah’s Witness with a focus on Black atheism, humanism, and sex-positive dialogue. She writes for Friendly Atheist, Skeptic Money, and emilyhasbooks and you can also find her on Twitter and Facebook. Religious “Toys” discussed in the interview 1:56:58 BLOOPERS


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Episode 18 – God’s Sexually Transmitted Infection with Dr. Darrel Ray

0:00:25 INTRO

0:09:07 FEEDBACK

  • Regarding the holidays
  • More on “Do No Harm” from Ben
  • Thanks to Paul and Brian for the kind words

0:17:00 THIS DAY IN HISTORY – January 10

0:26:16 SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

0:37:07 POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

0:50:05 MUSIC – Josh WoodwardGolden Sunrise (License CC-BY)

0:55:05 FEATURE – Interview with Dr. Darrel Ray

Dr. Darrel W. Ray is the founder of Recovering From Religion, as well as the author of four books, two on organizational team issues as well as The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture and Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality. He has been a psychologist for over 30 years, practicing counseling and clinical psychology for 10 years then moved into organizational psychology and consulting. He has been a student of religion most of his life and holds a MA degree in religion as well as a BA in Sociology/Anthropology and a Doctorate in psychology.

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Episode 17 – Atheist Music, Morality, and Post-Jewish Life with Shelley Segal

0:00:25 INTRO

0:03:08 FEEDBACK

  • Editing failure – Sorry
  • Thumbs up from someone who would prefer to not be named
  • Voice mail regarding Episode 14 and the discussion on ethics and “Do no harm”

0:17:33 THIS DAY IN HISTORY

0:24:43 SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

0:30:51 POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

0:40:57 INTERVIEW
Shelley Segal is an Australian ex-Jewess famous for “An Atheist Album”. We’ve already heard a few of her songs on the show, but this time we get to hear from her directly. She even plays “My Morality” live for us.

You can find Shelley on her website and buy her music on Bandcamp.

Episode 16 – Teaching Critical Thinking with the Token Skeptic’s Kylie Sturgess

0:00:25 INTRODUCTION

0:01:40 FEEDBACK

  • WWII and related stuff
  • How to deal with theistic family members

0:15:21 THIS DAY IN HISTORY – December 13

0:24:52 SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

0:31:44 POLITICS/CULTURE/RELIGION

0:50:19 MUSIC – Apocalyptic Love Song by Shelley Segal (Used by permission)

0:53:20 Plug for the Northwest Freethought Alliance Conference April 5-7, 2013

0:54:14 INTERVIEW – Kylie Sturgess of Token Skeptic

Kylie Sturgess is the host of the Token Skeptic podcast, blogs at Token Skeptic on Freethought Blogs and regularly writes editorials for numerous publications and CSICOP’s Curiouser and Curiouser online column. She was the co-host for the Global Atheist Convention in 2010 and 2012. An award-winning Philosophy teacher, Kylie has lectured on teaching critical thinking and anomalistic beliefs worldwide. In 2011 she was presented with the Secular Student Alliance Best Individual Activist Award for her activism independent of a university student group and was the Australian coordinator of the 2011 10:23 Campaign. In addition, Kylie is a member of the James Randi Educational Foundation Education Advisory Panel.

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Epsidoe 16 live

We will be starting our live recording of the first part of Episode 16 (before the interview) here in just a few minutes.

Episode 16 (first part) will be recorded live on Saturday

On Saturday 12/08/12 at approximately 2:00 pm MST we will be recording the first part of Episode 16 live via Google Hangouts on Air. We’ll actually both be recording ourselves locally, but it would be really messed up if we were only talking to ourselves, not each other….

Anyway, check back here on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at approximately 2:00 PM MST if you want the unedited live BS.

Episode 15 – Medicine, Vaccines, and the Land Down Under with Dr. Rachael Dunlop

0:00:25 INTRO

  • Clarification on Mormon underwear from Dustin’s contact
  • Temple recommend questions and official rules on the Mormon underwear

0: 14:27 FEEDBACK – Our first hate mail

0:17:19 THIS DAY IN HISTORY – November 29

0:28:34: SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

0:38:23 POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

0:51:44 MUSIC – Eve by Shelley Segal (Used by permission)

0:55:54 FEATURE – Interview with Dr. Rachael Dunlop

Dr Rachael Dunlop has a PhD from Sydney University Medical School and works full time in motor-neuron disease and aging disorders research and is a Vice President of the NSW committee of Australian Skeptics.

She is also part of the Mystery Investigators show for schools and co-organizes the Sydney Skeptics meet-up group, is a reporter on the Skeptic Zone podcast, and contributes to The Sceptics’ Book of Pooh-Pooh blog.

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Episode 14 – Living After Faith with Rich and Deanna Joy Lyons

0:0:25 INTRO

0:26:11 FEEDBACK – Dan S

0:38:58 THIS DAY IN HISTORY – November 15

1:13:09 SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

1:26:59 POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

  • Obama reelected 332 – 206 (electoral college) 51% of the popular vote
  • Marriage equality won – Passed by referendum in Maine, Maryland, and Washington, constitutional ban in Minnesota fails
  • Congressional races of note:
    • McCaskill kicked Akin’s sexist ass 55% – 39%
    • Donnelly beat Mourdock 50% – 44%
    • Baldwin beat Thompson 51% – 46%
    • It looks like Sinema will win in AZ, but the reports of her non-theism are exaggerated. She appears to more accurately be one of the many unaffiliated.
    • Pete Stark lost to a fellow Democrat, leaving us with no open atheist in the legislature. One campaign issue was the motto.

1:49:31 MUSIC – Saved by Shelley Segal

1:53:40 FEATURE – Interview with Rich and Deanna Joy Lyons from the Living After Faith podcast. You can find Rich’s story in depth in the early episodes, Deanna shares her story in Episode 25.

To find the episode where they interviewed Dustin, check out Episode 19.

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