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I hear so often that the angry atheist isn't helping the movement. Being angry doesn't help our position or cause. It doesn't push the conversation forward. It doesn't help move people away from faith or belief. It only serves to fortify the religious in their rut of superstitious ideas.
Or does it? When I was a believer, I got angry at all the caustic atheists, and wanted to prove them wrong. Doing so moved me to atheism. I realized that the jerk may be a jerk, but he was also right.
Let's talk about the different ways people talk about atheism and within the atheism movement. Are the mean, angry atheists helping?
Plus your calls. Let the awesomeness wash over you.
The Thanksgiving holiday is over. The things for which I am grateful are plentiful. I'll talk about those things.
Sometimes, people ask how the athest finds meaning or purpose in life. I think this is backward. It was when I lost religion that I found the meaning in life, and allthe things for which I am thankful today.
Plus, your calls.
I'm thankful for the awesome sauce!!
You are in for a treat tonight!! JT Eberhard is coming on the show to talk about Atheist Gamers!! Joining him will be the hosts of the Game Theory podcast, David Drake and Jeremiah Beene.
Could there be anything more awesome than that? No. There cannot. This will be ALL the awesome.
Find Atheist Gamers at:https://www.facebook.com/groups/atheistgamer/
Find JT Eberhard at : http://www.patheos.com/blogs/wwjtd
Find The Game Theory Podcast at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gametheorypodcast/ and http://gametheorypodcast.libsyn.com/
Find the God Theory Podcast at http://godtheorypodcast.libsyn.com/
"You only want to be an atheist so you can go on sinnng!" Ever heard that before? There is so much wrong with this question, I want to do an entire show on it.
Do I want to be an atheist? Is sin the reason? What sin? Why would anyone think this?
I'll give my perspective.
Plus, your calls. The awesomeness is in your hands.
Is there "good news" in atheism? Is there a reason to be hopeful without god? I think so.
Let's talk about why it is good news that there is no god. Why it is so wonderful that there is no afterlife, no grand design, no ultimate purpose.
Plus your calls.
Awesomeness will be in spades.
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Today we have Leewood Thomas from Arkansas Society of Freethinkers on the show.
We also have atheist rap artist Tombstone Da Deadman on and a prerecording of Shelly Segal interview and the live song she performed for us,
Plus we will be having Blair Scott and a clip from one of Tombstone’s rap songs for you to listen to.
As always we will have Ed with the mars rover update.
Four members of the cast of Atheist Apocolypse joins us to talk about post rapture shenanigans. Paul will finally come out of the closet as a Canadian, Deb will admit that she uses Soul Glo in her hair and Auntie Atheist talks about her latest crochet line which includes homemade auto-erotic asphyxiation kits. Maybe Korrine will let Ken participate. Who knows what could happen on this crazy fun episode of the Forbidden Fruit! The number to call in is 347-202-0492. Don't forget to press 1 if you want to speak on the show!
Today we have Leewood Thomas from Arkansas Society of Freethinkers on the show. We also have atheist rap artist Tombstone Da Deadman on and a prerecording of Shelly Segal interview and the live song she performed for us, Plus we will be having Blair Scott and a clip from one of Tombstone’s rap songs for you to listen to. As always we will have Ed with the mars rover update.