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 #74 Black HolesExtracting Energy from Black Holes: The relative importance of the Blandford-Znajek Mechanism, California School District sued for promoting religion by offering yoga classes, New study raises questions about religion as deterrent against criminal behavior, Church time with David, Black holes, Rob Schnieder is the greatest actor ever.
Episode #73 George WashingtonSocial Change and Collective Memory: The Democratization of George Washington, Retired Pope immune from abuse probes, Smoking synthetic marijuana may damage kidneys, George Washinton, Under some circumstances, women should fake orgasms.
Episode #72 Mom, Dad, I'm an AtheistOur very special interview with David G McAffee, author of 'Mom, Dad, I'm an Atheist,' And how cheddar is clearly a better cheese than Mozzarella.
Episode #71 The World BankSusana Mendaro v. The World Bank, Insane shit that people email us, Ralph Shortey, Oklahoma State Senator, Introduces bill banning fetuses in food, Former Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle shot dead at Texas gun range, Church time with David: lying to children, The World Bank, and the IMF, Civilization will evolve to a place where we no longer require a monetary economic system.
Episode #70 The Amazing RandiInterview with Tyler Measom, of 'Flim Flam Films,' Discussing their upcoming documentary - James Randi: An Honest Liar, Republicans, Democrats ready for broad immigration reform, Palin speaks out after leaving Fox, The myth of anti-oxidants, Russia to rework bill on offending religion, Why Congress is paralyzed: A Scientific Explanation, We probably don't know what the hell we are talking about, Science is a threat to humanity.
Episode #69 MercuryOur Solar System's second smallest-and speediest-planet is still causing surprises, Reality and Religion, Surprise! Mom packed you a nice gun, Citing religion, some health workers refuse flu shots, This day in history: LA Thompson, Mercury, All students should be required to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
Episode #68 CultsPhilip A. Hart v. Cult Awareness Network, Critical analysis of pop culture: California Gurls, Cheektowaga teacher sues over forced removal of religious items, diet soda and depression & diet drinks 'link to depression' questioned, A rare, but fun, rant, cults, cats are just useless dogs.
Episode #67 MemoryEvidence for an association between KIBRA and late-onset Alzheimers, First member of Congress describes religion as 'none,' Montana bill mutates, a rare, but fun, rant, Memory, Should all acces to Conservapedia be banned on Sundays?
Episode #66 New Year'sCommitment Devices, Englishman wakes from stroke speaking fluent Welsh, G.O.P. Backs off a demand, clearing way for more talks, This day in history: Edwin Hubble, New Year's, Praying for world peace
Episode #65 KwanzaaWeight Control during the Holidays: Highly consistent self-monitoring as a potentially useful self-coping mechanism, Polling and Religion in Canada, How Religion is making a comeback on college campuses, a rare, but fun, rant, Kwanzaa, Sin tax
Episode #64 HanukkahWeight Control during the Holidays: Highly Consistent Self-Monitoring as a Potentially Useful Coping Mechanism, Mexican drug smugglers now using T-shirt cannons to fire marijuana over border, Kamikaze conclusion for succesful Moon mission, a rare, but fun, rant, Hanukkah, Happy Holidays
Episode #63 The Nobel PrizeFamily Constellations and Eminence: The Birth Orders of Nobel Prize Winners, David's Church Time, A Woman's lip shape hints at her ability to acheive vaginal orgasms, Wife kills abusive husband in self defense, only to discover that he was woman wearing a prosthetic penis, The Nobel Prize, Paul is in the Himalayas doing research on the Yeti
Episode # 62 Quantum MechanicsQuantum Randomness can be controlled by Free Will - A Consequence of the Before-Before Experiment, Church-going teens graduate and attend college more, BYU study shows, 'Bigfoot' is part human, claims study based on purported Sasquatch DNA, a rare, but fun, rant, Quantum Mechanics, Skeptics should question all scientific principles.
Episode # 61 MusclePurkinje fibers, Body building without power training, General Patraeus, Mars might not cook humans in their skins, critical analysis of pop culture: 70 x 7, a rare, but fun, rant, muscle, should we allow the 21 States who have signed a petition to succeed from the Union do so?
Episode # 60 GamesMotivations for play in Online Games, Manmade increases in carbon dioxide might be having effects that are larger than expected, Puerto Rico approves Statehood, A rare, but fun, Rant, Game Theory, hockey and soccer are essentially the same game.