The Thinking Atheist Podcast show

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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 I Am NOT An Atheist: Conversations about Doubt, Discovery, Good, and the Godless | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 6188

This broadcast features various conversations with people who - for a variety of reasons - say they are not atheists. Some are simply averse to the label. Others declare that they are "spiritual." Still others are navigating a very personal (and very difficult) road out of religious belief.  These are candid and compelling discussions about belief, spirituality, labels, and the search for truth. Support our sponsor Simple Contacts: ($30 off your first purchase with promo code: sethandrews)

 The Satanic Panic: The Witch Hunt of the Late Twentieth Century | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3331

Host Seth Andrews spoke about The Satanic Panic in a humorous (and occasionally shocking) speech at the 2017 Florida Freethought Conference. This is the audio of that speech. YouTube video version: Support our sponsor:The Great Courses Plus

 Henry, Reflexology, and Divorcing the Walking Dead | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2550

This is a totally off-topic "bonus" broadcast for those who just want to listen to a non-atheism-related stream of consciousness monologue. Enjoy! Support Seth Andrews on Patreon: Or donate directly:  

 Women Beyond Belief: Women and Secular Activism | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5248

Seth Andrews speaks with a panel of atheists, secular activists and educators about the opportunities and obstacles women face in the fight against religion. Dr. Karen Garst is author of the book, "Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life Without Religion" and host of Dr. Abby Hafer is an educator, writer, speaker, and author of "The Not-So-Intelligent Designer - Why Evolution Explains the Human Body and Intelligent Design Does Not." Wendy Marsman is a former believer and missionary who escaped fundamentalist religion and now hosts the "Women Beyond Belief" podcast. Support our sponsors:  The Great Courses Plus Harry's:  

 A Disagreement Between Friends (with David Smalley) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4064

In the wake of the recent - and extremely controversial - Mythinformation Conference in Milwaukee, broadcasters and activists Seth Andrews and David Smalley have a public conversation about a personal disagreement, with the larger goal of demonstrating how people can disagree without becoming enemies. This is a "bonus" show on the lineup for any and all who'd like to listen in.

 Is The Atheist Movement Dying? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4764

Seth Andrews offers his perspective on "The Atheist Movement," its challenges, its opportunities, its evolution, and the warnings about its demise. It's hoped that you'll approach the show with an open mind, a respectfully critical ear, and the desire to build a world free from the bonds of superstition, dogma, and magical thinking. Support our sponsors: The Great Courses Plus: (promo code: sethandrews)  

 Fears and Phobias: What Scares You? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5728

As we approach Halloween, we again explore our (often irrational) fears, why they happen, and what we can do to overcome them. Your calls and emails, and we conclude the show with Dr. Caleb Lack, a clinical psychologist and expert on anxiety disorders. Support Seth Andrews on Patreon:

 Ghost Stories 2017 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5930

It's an annual tradition. Join us as we gather around the virtual campfire and share spooky stories to get into the Halloween spirit. Turn down the lights, crank up the sound, grab onto a friend, and enjoy! Support our sponsor: Support Seth on Patreon:  

 Queer Disbelief: What LGBTQ and Atheist People Can Learn From Each Other | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3650

Hemant Mehta of "Friendly Atheist" and author Camille Beredjick speak about "Queer Disbelief," a book (near publication) which links the atheist movement to the LGBTQ movement, exploring the similarities and differences...and what they can learn from each other. Kickstarter Page: Support our sponsor:

 Katherine Ozment: Grace Without God | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1935

Katherine Ozment is an award-winning journalist and author, with credits that include National Geographic, The New York Times, and Salon. Katherine navigated her own journey toward secular meaning, purpose and "grace." She speaks with Seth Andrews about "Grace Without God." Katherine's website: VIDEO of this interview: (coming soon) Support our sponsor:

 I Am A Superhero | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3286

Seth Andrews shares some humorous anecdotes and observations in this largely off-topic show. File this one under, "Something fun to listen to." Enjoy.

 Seth Andrews and Matt Dillahunty: The Ark Encounter Tour | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2837

What happens when two atheist activists tour Ken Ham's "Ark Encounter" in Williamstown, KY? They get together and talk about it. Matt Dillahunty joins Seth Andrews for a recap of their experience. Support our sponsor: (code: sethandrews) VIDEO: Atheists at the Ark Encounter -

 Those Godless Millennials | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5473

The Millennial Generation is increasingly unaffiliated with religion. It's also a generation often described as entitled, coddled, disinterested, and lazy. We explore the label and the people beyond it. Time Magazine - "The Me Me Me Generation":  USA Today - "The Malignant Myth of the Millennial":  Support our sponsors: The Great Courses Plus: MythCon 2017:    

 Salvation, Shame and Shunning - The Story of Lloyd Evans: Ex-Jehovah's Witness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3058

Ex-Jehovah's Witness and activist Lloyd Evans tells his compelling story about his introduction to - and escape from - the JWs. Lloyd's website: Lloyd's book:  Lloyd's YouTube channel: YOUTUBE Video of this interview (coming soon). SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:

 Rage and Funyuns! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2340

Seth Andrews mixes frustration and food in this (unscripted) broadcast about life, religion, activism, faith, and yes...Funyuns. Enjoy! Support Seth on Patreon:


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