Episode 18 | The Dangers of American Theocracy

This week, Justin had a conversation with his friend Adriane about abuse, neglect, and harm done in the name of religion. They discussed her upbringing and eventual path to atheism, how religious exemption laws harm public health and children’s rights, the current political climate, and the value of citizenship.

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Episode 17 | The Interview: Karen Garst

This week, Justin sat down with Karen Garst (@karen_garst), founder of the Faithless Feminist blog and editor of the new book, Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion.

They discussed her path of our religion, how her feminism informs her views of politics and atheism, her newest book, and her recent trip to the controversial Mythinformation Conference in Milwaukee.

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Episode 16 | The Interview: Jim Helton

This week, Justin talked with Jim Helton, National Field Organizer for American Atheists and the co-founder of the Tri-State Freethinkers.

They discussed his deconversion, how he got into atheist activism and helped co-found Tri-State Freethinkers, his activist philosophy, protesting the Westboro Baptist Church and the Ark Encounter, and his new position as the National Field Organizer for American Atheists.

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Episode 9 | The Future of Faith: A Conversation with Tylor Lovins

This week, Justin sits down with friend and collaborator Tylor Lovins (@tylorlovins). They have recently begun a dialogue on religion and secularism for Christianity Now. In this conversation, Tylor shares with Justin his evolving sense of philosophy and theology, the impact that secularism has had on religion and politics, the problems associated with “identity politics,” and the nature of beliefs in the modern world.

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