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Big News on Atheism (Plus Podcast 11)

The Pew Religious Landscape Study came out last week showing big gains for atheists, agnostics and so-called “nones,” those who profess no religious faith.  The Armchair Blasphemy team sat down to discuss their respective beliefs: CLICK HERE for Podcast 11.

Be warned, RobRoy uses the phrase “soft agnostic,” which (along with the word “moist“) always makes me a little uncomfortable.

On a side note: I wrote a piece for Salon spiking the football just a little about the study.  I just couldn’t help myself.  At any rate, watch for more discussion on this blog about America’s dramatic culture shift.  There are a great many implications for an ever-more-secular America.

Podcast #6: Phil Robertson is the Worst

This week, Edwin, Rick and RobRoy talk about the latest Duck Dynasty scandal, as Phil Robertson says some of the worst comments ever uttered by an american extremist. Tune in.

 

Podcast #5: On Useless Sports and Defending the DMV

On this week’s podcast, Edwin, RobRoy and Rich discuss the violence and uselessness of football and the problems inherent in the Department of Motor Vehicles.  Although the subjects seem totally unrelated, they blend together in a fun, thoughtful thirty minutes.

Podcast #4: Fox News: Manufactured Outrage and Outright Horseshit

On this week’s podcast, Edwin, Rick and RobRoy discuss the inexplicable popularity of Fox News and the difference between news and infotainment.  Also, they trio discuss the undercurrent of outrage present in the online libertarian community.

Podcast #3: Keep Religion Out of Public Schools – Podcast

This week’s podcast is a discussion of a recent editorial written by Edwin and published in the Reno Gazette Journal.  The piece dissects a particularly awful law being considered in the Nevada legislature that would privilege religion in public schools:

 

Podcast 1: Discussion of “atheist” shooting of three Muslims in NC

On this week’s podcast, Edwin, Rick and RobRoy discuss the atheist shooting of three Muslims.  What does this troubling example have to say about the state of the secular community?