The Humanist Hour №92: Dr. Anthony B. Pinn

In this month’s show, Todd and Kim interview Dr. Anthony B. Pinn, a member of the American Humanist Association Board of Directors, the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University, and Director of Research for the Institute for Humanist Studies. He is a prolific author and public intellectual working at the intersections of African-American religion, constructive theology, and humanist thought.

The issues and topics covered by Dr. Pinn include his newest book, an autobiography titled “Writing God’s Obituary: How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist”; redemptive suffering; the relationship between humanism, hip hop, and jazz; the concept of theodicy; the issues of diversity in the humanist movement—including suggestions to make improvements; how sex and the human body are seen as shameful by many religious adherents; and more.

For complete details and show links, click here: http://thehumanist.com/multimedia/podcast/the-humanist-hour-92-dr-anthony-b-pinn

Duration: 1:00:59

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The Humanist Hour №90: Dr. Peter Boghossian

In this month’s show, Todd and Kim interview Dr. Peter Boghossian, philosopher and the author of “A Manual for Creating Atheists.”

Listen and Todd and Kim talk to Dr. Boghossian about many topics including his new book, “A Manual for Creating Atheists,” the “faith virus,” how to get religious believers to change their way of thinking, the non-theist sense of wonder, gateway beliefs, and a new TV project called “The Reason Whisperer.”

Complete show notes and links here: podcast.thehumanist.org/2013/12/the-humanist-hour-90-dr-peter-boghossian/

Duration: 1:02:22

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The Humanist Hour #88: Nikki Stern, Hope Can Be Found

Todd and Kim interview author, speaker and humanist advocate Nikki Stern. Listen as they discuss her latest books Hope in Small Doses and Because I Say So: The Dangerous Appeal of Moral Authority, including her humanist-fueled insights into the complex nature of hope, how hope is often misunderstood, the need to teach hope to children, looking for hope in the midst of wide-spread injustice, and more.

Complete show details, including links, can be found here: http://podcast.thehumanist.org/2013/10/the-humanist-hour-88-nikki-stern-hope-can-be-found/

Duration: 1:00:52

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The Humanist Hour #87: Dr. Marty Klein

In this month’s podcast, Todd and Kim interview author and sex therapist Dr. Marty Klein. Listen as they discuss his latest book “Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want from Sex–and How to Get It,” along with a variety of topics related to human sexuality, including talking to children about sex and the sexual revolution that took place in the last half of the 20th century.

For complete show information, visit http://podcast.thehumanist.org/2013/09/the-humanist-hour-87-dr-marty-klein/

Duration: 1:05:07

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Braindrizzle - Episode 30 - MIND CONTROL With Andrea Stocco

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The Humanist Hour #86: Dan Savage

In this month’s podcast, Dan Savage, 2013 Humanist of the Year, is interviewed by Dr. Marty Klein during the American Humanist Association’s 72nd Annual Conference held May 30-June 2, 2013 in San Diego, CA.

Listen as Dan and Marty discuss a wide range of topics including his Humanist of the Year award, marriage, sex, monogamy, children and family, politics, LGBTQ issues, and more.

Note: This episode’s interview has been edited for length and language to meet broadcast requirements but still contains explicit adult content. For those who would like to hear the unedited interview, click here: https://soundcloud.com/the-humanist-hour/dan-savage-the-unedited

Duration: 1:05:50

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Braindrizzle - Episode 26 - Yuppies, Hippies, and Walmart People

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Spinal Regeneration News
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Herbal Remedy Causes Cancer
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Genome Duplication In Plants
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Cat Teddy Bear Hybrid
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Sided-Brain Is BS
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Neuron Wiring
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Braindrizzle - Episode 25 - Precognition Boners

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Golden Rice News
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Genital Claws
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Fighting Global Warming with Urban Sprawl
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Synesthesia Development
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Precognition Study
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The Humanist Hour #85: Katha Pollitt

In this month’s podcast, Todd Stiefel and co-host Jamila Bey welcome Katha Pollitt, the recipient of the American Humanist Association’s 2013 Humanist Heroine Award at the American Humanist Association 72nd Annual Conference held May 30-June 2, 2013 in San Diego, CA.

Katha is a feminist poet, writer and essayist focusing her wit on political and social issues, including abortion rights, racism, welfare reform, feminism, and poverty.

Her bimonthly column, “Subject to Debate,” appears in The Nation magazine, where she began contributing in 1980. Her column won the National Magazine Award for Columns and Commentary in 2003. Her 1992 essay on the culture wars, “Why We Read: Canon to the Right of Me…” won the National Magazine Award for essays and criticism, and she won a Whiting Foundation Writing Award the same year. In 1993 her essay “Why Do We Romanticize the Fetus?” won the Maggie Award from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. She has written two books of poetry, Antarctic Traveller, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, Learning to Drive: And Other Life Stories, Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time, and The Mind-Body Problem. Her work has been included in multiple anthologies and she has been a guest on numerous national TV and radio programs.

For complete episode details, see The Humanist Hour web page here:
http://podcast.thehumanist.org/2013/07/the-humanist-hour-85-katha-pollitt/

Duration: 1:01:43

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Amateur Skeptics 80 - Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammo

Highlights:
10 Pro-Gun Myths, Shot Down
Self-Defense or Murder? What Drove Man to Kill Neighbor
Piers Morgan and Alex Jones
Guns don’t kill people; Waffles kill people
Pat Robertson controversies

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Amateur Skeptics 079 - Spamming to America

Highlights:
Pat Robertson: Boy Scouts Gay Ban Lift Could Mean Pedophiles As Scoutmasters
Catholic Hospital Reverses: Won’t Argue Unborn Baby Not a Person
419Eater Scam Tracker
Scams and Spam

Duration: 52:14

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Braindrizzle - Episode 22 - Jack Returns from FreeOK

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Mark Lynas Speech
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Physics Breaking Material
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Beta Cell Breakthrough
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Bunk GM Feed Study
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Jack Helps Interview Lawrence Krauss
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Duration: 38:34

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Amateur Skeptics 078 - Kinder, Gentler Boy Scouts

Highlights:
In a Quick Shift, Scouts Rethink a Ban on Gays
Pastor claimed his penis had been anointed with the “Holy Spirit divine semen”
A fetus is not a person if it costs us money, says Catholic Church
Boy Scouts: Yes to gays, no to atheists

Duration: 01:16:52

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Amateur Skeptics 077 Taboos

Highlights:
Bigfoot Captured for Real & This Kinda Sorta Changes EVERYTHING
Harvard professor seeks “adventurous” woman to give birth to Neanderthal clone
Why Masturbation is Morally Evil & How to Free Yourself From It
Sexual Taboos- For Singles and Couples
Most Americans have had premarital sex, study finds

Duration: 01:11:19

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Braindrizzle - Episode 19 - Pure Vitriolic Bile

Monsanto Protests
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Correcting GMO Myths
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My news article! -Q
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3D Printing IN SPACE!!
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Sleep Deprivation is the New Alcohol
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Facebook actually helping some people
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Duration: 33:57

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