Summary: REASON Podcast is a weekly discussion of events, current and historical, from a skeptical and rational perspective without theological bias. Listen live, every Sunday at 8pm, EST, or check out past episodes at: http://wnyatheist.org/REASON.php
Episode #59 Logical FallaciesLogical Fallacies: A Behavioral approach to Reasoning, Red Cross carries on after criticism, again, for it's response to a major disaster, IRS not enforcing rules on churches and politics, Logical Fallacies: an overview, can Christians celebrate Halloween?
Episode #58 Susan GerbicGuerilla Skepticism on Wikipedia and guest Susan Gerbic - An in depth interview with Susan Gerbic on her many ongoing projects in the Skeptical world. Adding Skepticism to Wikipedia, The Independent Investigations Group and the $50,000 challenge, Mark Edward, mentalist and skeptic, and her work with the Monterey County Skeptics.
Episode #58 DebatesThe History of American Presidential Debates, a very special live caller, and a very special roundtable discussion with Troy Boyle of the National Atheist Party, A rare, but fun, rant: Atheism has made me more empathetic
Episode #57 EvilDavid on 'coming out,' A rare, but fun, rant: Conservatism as Feudalism, Evil!, Is Alice Mad at David?
Epidoe # 56 Yom KippurTeshuva: A look at repentance, forgiveness, and atonement in Jewish and American legal Thought, Libyan Leaders say 50 arrested in U.S. Consulate attack, Man made ancient pyramids found in Antarctica, The Yom Kippur War, Can a romance between an atheist and a religious believer work?
Episode # 55 The Office of the Presedent of the The United StatesMass, Serial, and sensasational homicidess, Johnny Dep reveals agnusise oberr ther West Mamphis Three. The Dark Knight Rises., The office of the Presdiencey of the united States, and God in the DNC platform.
Episode #54 Hiroshima and NagasakiShimoda, et. al v. The State, Tokyo District Court, Critical analysis of pop culture: Kenji, Romney Find Religion, Does Islam ban dancing and music? A rare, but fun, rant: The Nuclear Stockpile, Fat man and Little Boy, Was Roosevelt correct in interring Japanese Americans?
EPISODE #53 Sodom and GomorrahCritical analysis of pop culture: Mike and Ikes, A rare, but fun, rant: Todd Akin of Missouri, Sodom and Gomorrah, Can one argue with one's self?
EPISODE #52 The BrainUnconscious Determinants in the Human Brain, Critical analysis of pop culture: Bicycle Race, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Todd Akin: "Legitimate rape" stops pregnancy, Psychopaths get a break from Biology: Judges reduce sentences if genetics, neurobiology are blamed, Kinesiology tape redux, Override, Jesus of Nazareth was an actual historical figure.
EPISODE #51 Presidential politics - democracy's search for an honest man.Clean thoughts and dirty minds: The Politics of Porn, Critical analysis of pop culture: Sisterly, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Paul Ryan, Black Panther?, Kiniso tape: The latest Olympic Accessory, A rare, but fun, rant: I am a conservative, Mudslinging, founding father style, Mitt Romney will win the election.
EPISODE #50 MatterAristotle's concept of matter, and its relation to modern concepts of Matter, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about: Cesamet, and gluten intolerance, Mars rover on course to land Monday, Politics - what's behind the hatred of Barack Obama?, a rare, but fun, rant: Justin Beiber, Skrillex, and Deadmou5, Mattersville, The SETI program, is it worth it?
EPISODE #49 Rampage KillersMass, Serial, and sensational homicides, Park Elliot Dietz, M.D, M.PH, Ph.D, Mom's gone wild '40 year old reversion,' Shut down Chik-Fil-A properly, A rare, but fun, rant: Van Halen, Murder, Death, Kill, What's the best color?
EPISODE #48 - RamadanEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION, Plaintiff, v. ALAMO RENT-A-CAR, Defendants, Critical analysis of pop Culture: Walk on the Ocean, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about: Once a Christian, always a Christian? & Radio-carbon dating, YouPorn offers Fred Willard Free Computer to avoid future Arrests, CDC: Whooping cough rising at an alarming rate in the U.S., A rare, but fun, rant: Being Wrong, Ramadan, Romantic Love is a poor basis for marriage.
EPISODE #47 - Performance Enhancing Drugs, Lance Armstrong to the OlympicsHormones and Sport - Drugs in Sport, the role of the Physician, Bananas in Pajamas, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about: Why Republicans?, The Islamist Ascendency, Obama's attacks on religious values, A rare, but fun rant: Our Campaign, Drugs in Sports - The Pharmacy in the Locker Room, Katie Holmes called Scientology a crazy cult, Is it crazier than Catholicism?
EPISODE #46 - Apple, Inc.Carl SAGAN, Plaintiff, v. APPLE COMPUTER INC., Defendant, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, The Creation Museum evolves: Hoping to add a life-size ark project, the museum hits fundraising trouble, Higgs hero shunned over religion, A rare, but fun, rant: Ignorance, From Apple Computers to Apple Inc., Democracy is a good idea.