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The Thinking Atheist Podcast

Summary: A former Christian of 30 years, I've joined countless others in breaking the bonds of fear and superstition to live a truthful, fulfilled, exciting life. As a professional video producer, I create short-form videos designed to entertain, generate discussion, ask and answer questions, and generally blow some fresh air through the cobwebs.

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 Rambles, Royals, and the Red Light District | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2255

Seth Andrews recently returned from a multi-city European trip, and he has questions. Join him for a romp through the Queen's Guard, the chocolate shops, and Amsterdam's Red Light District. Facebook video of this at Support Seth on Patreon at

 The Changing Face of Jesus | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1826

Seth Andrews explores the many faces of Jesus (and other gods), and the strangely coincidental resemblance to human faces and desires. VIDEO of this presentation is here (link coming soon). Support our sponsor at  

 Seth Andrews: From Religion to Reason (Audience Q&A) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1954

This is part 2 of Seth Andrews' recent presentation in Minneapolis, featuring questions and comments from the live audience. See the speech here (video link coming soon): Support Seth on Patreon at  

 Seth Andrews: From Religion to Reason | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3655

Seth Andrews chronicles his personal story for a live Minneapolis audience, the event sponsored by Minnesota Atheists. You can watch this speech on YouTube at Support our sponsor:

 The Weak and The Strong | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2742

Seth Andrews explores the notion of dominance philosophy in relation to Trump, religions, and Humanism. Plus, comments and questions from the livestream chat room. VIDEO of this livestream at Support Seth on Patreon at

 Ghost Stories 2018 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4652

It's another October around the virtual campfire for our annual Halloween tradition: the telling of ghost stories! Turn down the lights, crank up the volume, grab onto a loved one, and enjoy! Support our sponsor  and get a free trial today. The Great Courses Plus: Get Seth's "Ghost Stories" audiobook on Audible (also available on iTunes):

 Alexa: Stop the Insanity! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3299

If Amazon's Alexa can answer many of life's probing questions, could she restore political and cultural sanity to the United States? Seth Andrews dreams the dream. Support our sponsor, and grab Seth Andrews' "Ghost Stories" as your free audiobook with an Audible 30-day trial via (or text sethandrews to 500500).

 A Secular Perspective on Suicide | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5897

Join us for a respectful and critical conversation about suicide from a secular perspective. Support our sponsor: The Great Courses Plus SUICIDE-RELATED RESOURCES Crisis Text Line - text "HELLO" to 741741z National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255 For friends and family National Alliance on Mental Illness suicide info - ASIST training, how to handle suicide issues at a lay-level.

 The Kavanaugh Question: with Katherine Stewart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1992

Investigative journalist and author Katherine Stewart joins Seth Andrews for a look at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, his track record, and the allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding him. Follow Katherine on Twitter at @kathsstewart 

 Silence, Suffering, Sex, and Stupidity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2696

Seth Andrews gives commentary on a celebrated religious film, unnecessary suffering, secular sexuality, and - again - the insanity of humanity. The Secular Sexuality Survey: Support Seth on Patreon:  

 Cats, Death, and the Religion of Football | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3363

Seth Andrews' YouTube livestream (on a loose range of topics) is this week's podcast. Watch at GET THE "GHOST STORIES AUDIOBOOK" (3 options): Free book with 30-day Audible trial via Buy on Amazon with no Audible membership: Members use Audible credit  

 I Went to Facebook Jail | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3631

Post something "offensive," and social media is likely to give you a temporary - or permanent - penalty. We talk about Facebook Jail, whether it's fair, and what to do about it. Support our sponsor: The Great Courses Plus. Get a free trial at

 Our 400th Show! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4828

Another show, another milestone. Join Seth Andrews for the 400th episode of The Thinking Atheist podcast. Support our sponsor and get a free trial: The Great Courses Plus GHOST STORIES audiobook free with Audible 30-day trial at  To get the book without an Audible trial or membership, simply use your Amazon membership and  Add to Cart (desktop site) or Buy for $X.XX (mobile site).

 It's Time to Quit the Catholic Church | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1617

Another child abuse scandal rocks the Catholic Church. We explore the reports coming out of Pennsylvania, and the Church's long, ugly track record of abuse and coverup. Freedom From Religion Foundation's Andrew Seidel joins the conversation. Articles: CNN ARTICLE: ANDREW SEIDEL'S ARTICLE: FRIENDLY ATHEIST'S ARTICLE: PENNSYLVANIA GRAND JURY REPORT: FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION:  

 I'm Gregory, and I'm Afraid of Hell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2541

This is a candid conversation with Gregory, a man who logically rejects Christianity, but who can't shake his fears about Hell. Seth Andrews walks with Gregory through his religious conversion, his doubts, his fears of torment, and what the future might hold. Support our sponsor, and get $60 off your first three Hello Fresh boxes ($20 off each) with (promo code sethandrews 60)    


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