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 #89 William Jennings BryanThis random week, Supreme Court says genes can't be patented; patient advocates and researchers cheer, Russian President: I did not steal Super Bowl Ring, William Jennings Bryan, True Blood is better than Twilight.
Episode #88 Thermonuclear DevicesThis random week, Atomic bomb tests confirm formation of new brain cells, Valedictorian rips up preapproved speech, recites prayer instead, thermonuclear devices, cats have a soul.
Episode #87 TornadoesThis random week, New Zogby poll: scandal chatter doesn't matter, Graphene, even if stitched together, is strongest material in the world, Tornadoes, Jules Verne invented water.
Episode #86 House Un-American Activities CommitteeThis random week, Freedom of religion holds strong today, Attorney: Nushawn Williams does not have HIV, The House Un-American Activities Committee, Drone attacks are a legitimate way to fight our enemies both domestically and abroad.
Episode #85 MachiavelliThis random week, 67% of alternative medicine users are women, Gaerman homeschooling family's request for Asylum denied by the U.S. Government, The Prince, We should build landing strips on the moon for aliens.
Episode #84 Cinco de MayoThis random week, Village Co-op owners sue to stop bike share installation, Re. Lamar Smith defends tentative changes to research funding, a rare, but fun, rant, Cinco de Mayo, The primary goal for a politician should be to get reelected by his or her constituency.
Episode #83 ChernobylThis random week, Reading between the lines: jailing of Turkish blogger wasn't about religion, England prepares to vaccinate a million children as measles cases surge, Chernobyl, Schools should be outfitted with bullet-proof white boards.
Episode #82 SkepticismThe relationship between intelligence and multiple domains of religious belief: Evidence from a large US Sample, New app helps Icelanders avoid accidental incest, Deal approved in Muslims' suit against McDonald's, Skepticism, Science is faith-based.
Episode #81 MargarineJosh's trials with the Yeti, Critical analysis of pop culture - daisy, Church time with David, Climate change did not cause the 2012 US drought, says government report, Bieber criticized for Anne Frank comment, Margarine, A teacher should be fired if he or she cannot teach his or her students.
Episode #80 John AdamsDefeated by John Adams, North Carolina Religion bill killed- but one third of Americans want Christianity as official religion of USA, Plan B must be available to all without a prescription, judge rules, What the fuck?, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, John Adams, The Federal Government should continue to fund artists through the National Endowment for the Arts.
Episode #79 EasterThoughts on Easter, Church time with David, Prop 8, DOMA, Monsanto, Reservoir Peeps.
Episode #78 TuberculosisThe 1918 influenza pandemic hastened the decline of tuberculosis in the United States: an age, period, cohort analysis, Energy drinks may increase blood pressure, change heart rhythm, Pope Francis says the 'nones' can be allies for the church, Why you should eat and exercise based on your blood type, Tuberculosis, Public schools should adopt a mandatory school uniform policy.
Episode #77 Saint PatrickMaking Difference: Conflict over Irish identity in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade, CPAC Racism panel derailed by audience member who suggests slaves should have been grateful for food, shelter, and clothing, Atheism is a religion, Too, Hundreds checked for rabies after transplant death, Saint Patrick, D.G. Listens to the second half of the show.
Episode #76 Venus Vena, Veda, Venus, Hugo Chavez: The interview that never happened, Illinois lawmaker seeks to ban sale of lion meat, a rare, but fun, rant, Venus, Belief in God is rational.
Episode #75 ApologeticsSpecial guest Troy Boyle, and The 2nd Annual National Atheist Party Convention, March 9th, San Francisco, California, Voles, Vasopressin, and the ethics of framing, The Holocaust just got more Shocking, Do telepathic rats advent biologic computers?, you are completely insane.