Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.
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Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
— A number of well-known New Atheists have drifted to the right… but to varying degrees. Here’s a great episode of Serious Inquiries Only with more nuance! (2:45)
— Conservatives are very upset that a graduation speaker said the Pledge of Allegiance “Under Allah.” (21:08)
— Does it matter that Christian denominations are fading away? (28:02)
— Even a majority of Republicans support marriage equality now. (36:45)
— The GOP chairwoman wished people a Happy Pride Month. It didn’t end well. (45:04)
— How much credit does Burger King deserve for this Chick-fil-A shade? (53:40)
— A Christian group wants body cams on teachers to make sure they’re not teaching about race. (1:02:36)
— A(nother) Noah’s Ark replica is creating all kinds of chaos. (1:10:30)