Logicast

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We tackle issues such as science, logic, reason, politics, economics, law, foreign policy, and everything and anything in between.

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This week's topic is the Scientific Case Against Abuse, namely what the evidence is and why so many people in the West ignore it. We'll also discuss Adrian Peterson and child abuse, Ray Rice and spousal abuse.

This week we'll be discussing fallacious arguments regularly trotted out in debates with theists. In memory of 9/11, we'll also talk about the dangers of ignorance and why a well-informed society is always superior.

This week we'll be discussing why personal beliefs and science aren't compatible, why the opinions of children in science classrooms are irrelevant, and what the far-right has done to convince the scientifically illiterate that there's a debate... more

This week we'll be discussing religious fanaticism with doctoral student Jeremiah Beene, who specializes in researching violent behaviors and what causes them. Jeremiah recently appeared on the Thinking Atheist to discuss Skepticism and... more

A suburb of St. Louis, MO, Ferguson has been the focus of mainstream media outlets due to protests and riots which resulted from the death of Michael Brown, who was shot six times by Officer Darren Wilson. We'll be discussing... more

This week we'll be talking with Peter Boghossian, author of A Manual for Creating Atheists, philosophy professor, and reason activist.

This week we'll be discussing some common misconceptions about atheism, including: why we love to sin so damn much and how good babies taste. We'll also discuss different philosophical worldviews and how they coincide with... more

This week we'll be covering different forms of reasoning, logical fallacies, and how to illustrate basic but effective arguments.

This week we'll be discussing whether or not there's any legitimacy to the claim that religion has been the main cause of war throughout history. We'll cover examples like the Crusades and Northern Ireland, along with antitheistic... more

This week we'll be discussing the historical consensus that Jesus existed, why historian Richard Carrier and non-historian David Fitzgerald are wrong, and what people can learn from understanding how historical consensus is reached.

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