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.
Seth Andrews recently returned from a multi-city European trip, and he has questions. Join him for a romp through the Queen's Guard, the chocolate shops, and Amsterdam's Red Light District. Facebook video of this at https://bit.ly/2PiBiNR Support Seth on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews
Seth Andrews explores the many faces of Jesus (and other gods), and the strangely coincidental resemblance to human faces and desires. VIDEO of this presentation is here (link coming soon). Support our sponsor at http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth
This is part 2 of Seth Andrews' recent presentation in Minneapolis, featuring questions and comments from the live audience. See the speech here (video link coming soon): Support Seth on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews
Seth Andrews chronicles his personal story for a live Minneapolis audience, the event sponsored by Minnesota Atheists. You can watch this speech on YouTube at https://youtu.be/qP2dOWGaNl8 Support our sponsor:http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth
Seth Andrews explores the notion of dominance philosophy in relation to Trump, religions, and Humanism. Plus, comments and questions from the livestream chat room. VIDEO of this livestream at https://youtu.be/gD-rQEyXZAo Support Seth on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews
It's another October around the virtual campfire for our annual Halloween tradition: the telling of ghost stories! Turn down the lights, crank up the volume, grab onto a loved one, and enjoy! Support our sponsor and get a free trial today. The Great Courses Plus: http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth Get Seth's "Ghost Stories" audiobook on Audible (also available on iTunes): https://adbl.co/2wDeso0
If Amazon's Alexa can answer many of life's probing questions, could she restore political and cultural sanity to the United States? Seth Andrews dreams the dream. Support our sponsor, and grab Seth Andrews' "Ghost Stories" as your free audiobook with an Audible 30-day trial via http://www.audible.com/sethandrews (or text sethandrews to 500500).
Join us for a respectful and critical conversation about suicide from a secular perspective. Support our sponsor: The Great Courses Plus http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth SUICIDE-RELATED RESOURCES Crisis Text Line - text "HELLO" to 741741z National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255 For friends and family National Alliance on Mental Illness suicide info -https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/Related-Conditions/Risk-of-Suicide ASIST training, how to handle suicide issues at a lay-level. https://www.livingworks.net/programs/asist/
Investigative journalist and author Katherine Stewart joins Seth Andrews for a look at Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, his track record, and the allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding him. Follow Katherine on Twitter at @kathsstewart
Seth Andrews gives commentary on a celebrated religious film, unnecessary suffering, secular sexuality, and - again - the insanity of humanity. The Secular Sexuality Survey: https://secularscience.org Support Seth on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews
Seth Andrews' YouTube livestream (on a loose range of topics) is this week's podcast. Watch at https://youtu.be/rJr_wpYVA_Y GET THE "GHOST STORIES AUDIOBOOK" (3 options): Free book with 30-day Audible trial via https://www.audible.com/pd/B07GL5B67Q/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-125424&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_125424_rh_us Buy on Amazon with no Audible membership: http://a.co/d/0wY833l Members use Audible credit https://adbl.co/2NdDtBb
Post something "offensive," and social media is likely to give you a temporary - or permanent - penalty. We talk about Facebook Jail, whether it's fair, and what to do about it. Support our sponsor: The Great Courses Plus. Get a free trial at http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth
Another show, another milestone. Join Seth Andrews for the 400th episode of The Thinking Atheist podcast. Support our sponsor and get a free trial: The Great Courses Plus http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth GHOST STORIES audiobook free with Audible 30-day trial at https://adbl.co/2PCp2na. To get the book without an Audible trial or membership, simply use your Amazon membership and Add to Cart (desktop site) or Buy for $X.XX (mobile site).
Another child abuse scandal rocks the Catholic Church. We explore the reports coming out of Pennsylvania, and the Church's long, ugly track record of abuse and coverup. Freedom From Religion Foundation's Andrew Seidel joins the conversation. Articles: CNN ARTICLE: https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/21/world/catholic-church-abuse-scandal-timeline/index.html ANDREW SEIDEL'S ARTICLE: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/freethoughtnow/pa-abuse-report FRIENDLY ATHEIST'S ARTICLE: http://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2018/08/15/here-are-the-worst-abuses-by-catholic-priests-from-the-pa-grand-jurys-report/ PENNSYLVANIA GRAND JURY REPORT: http://media-downloads.pacourts.us/InterimRedactedReportandResponses.pdf?cb=22148 FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION: http://www.ffrf.org
This is a candid conversation with Gregory, a man who logically rejects Christianity, but who can't shake his fears about Hell. Seth Andrews walks with Gregory through his religious conversion, his doubts, his fears of torment, and what the future might hold. Support our sponsor, and get $60 off your first three Hello Fresh boxes ($20 off each) with http://www.hellofresh.com/sethandrews60 (promo code sethandrews 60)