Episode 25 LIVE – Foundation Beyond Belief with Dale McGowan

This is a live episode, you can find the video on YouTube and since we did the whole thing live on the Hangout on Air, All the editing I’ve done is clean up the audio and truncate the silence, otherwise it is live and unedited.

0:01:40 INTRO

0:02:38 INTERVIEW – Dale McGowan

Dale is editor and co-author of books including Parenting Beyond Belief, Raising Freethinkers, Voices of Unbelief, and Atheism For Dummies (2013). He presents workshops for nontheistic parents across the United States and was named 2008 Harvard Humanist of the Year. Dale created Foundation Beyond Belief in 2009 and launched the charitable giving program in 2010. He now serves as the Executive Director of Foundation Beyond Belief.

0:52:24 THIS DAY IN HISTORY – April 18

1:02:37 SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

1:18:28 POLITICS/RELIGION


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Episode 24 – We are Atheism with Amanda Brown

0:00:25 INTRO

  • Dustin’s New Equipment
  • Wesley’s furlough has been reduced
  • NFA 5 Was Canceled
  • New Plans for Episode 25 – Recording live as a Google Hangout on Air on 2013-04-06 at 2:00 PM MDT.

0:09:28 Foundation Beyond Belief 2500 Member Challenge

0:10:06 FEEDBACK

  • Exaggeration
  • Why didn’t I hear about you sooner?
  • Music

0:16:51 THIS DAY IN HISTORY – April 4

0:25:49 SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

0:37:33 POLITICS/RELIGION

1:09:04 INTERVIEW – Amanda Brown

Amanda Brown is a co-founder of We Are Atheism, sex and sexuality researcher who worked with Dr. Darrel Ray on the Sex and Secularism survey, and is a co-founder and the coordinator of ReasonFest.


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Episode 23 – Hispanic Atheists with Jose Alvarado

INTRO

THIS DAY IN HISTORY, March 21st

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You might want to check out Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality by Dr. Darrel Ray, narrated by Dr. Darrel Ray.

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SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

MUSIC – Pamelides El Ateo by Komando Arturo (CC-BY-NC-SA)

INTERVIEW

Jose Alvarado is the organizer Chicago Latino Atheists and fund raising chair for Hispanic American Freethinkers


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Episode 22 – Nailed with David Fitzgerald

INTRO

Don’t forget to to register for the Northwest Freethought Alliance Conference

FEEDBACK

  • Russ about NFA5 accommodations
  • “Pastor” Dustin and porn

FBB 2500 Member drive

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – March 7

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

POLITICS/RELIGION/CULTURE

The Obama Administration weighs in against Prop 8
Turkish PM compares Zionism and Islamophobia to crimes against humanity – Kerry is not amused

MUSIC – “I Don’t Believe in Fairies” by Shelley Segal (used by permission) website | bandcamp

INTERVIEW – David Fitzgerald

David Fitzgerald is an author and public speaker best known for his book NAILED – Ten Christian Myths that Show Jesus Never Existed at All. He also writes erotica under the psudenum of Kilt Kilpatrick


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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.

You can watch Mr. Deity on YouTube, follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook, buy the DVDs, and donate to help support the show.

1:51:01 BLOOPERS


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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.

1:53:41

BLOOPERS


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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.