Dec 31, 2012
Briann Bilyeu and Carl Hancock interview Dr. John Van Whye, the founder of Darwin Online, the largest and most widely consulted collection of the writings of Darwin ever published.
Dec 24, 2012
"You're an atheist? Oh, you must be lonely and miserable during the holidays." "No, not at all. I celebrate too." "What? What do you celebrate?" You know how it goes. People who have never gotten far enough outside Christianity to look back in and realize that Santa Claus isn't Jesus and eggnog wouldn't have kept well...
Dec 17, 2012
Our guest this week is Dan Barker co-President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The nonprofit Freedom From Religion Foundation works to educate the public on matters relating to nontheism, and to promote the constitutional principle of separation between church and state. The Foundation is the nation's...
Dec 12, 2012
Douglas Whaley gives us an in-depth reading from his new novel "Imaginary Friend" for the first part of this week's show. In the second half, Mr. Whaley, Carl Hancock and Brianne Bilyeu discuss some of the issues surrounding coming out as an atheist to different audiences, which is a main theme of Imaginary Friends.
Dec 3, 2012
Here in the U.S., there are places where being openly atheist can cost you your job or bring on harassment by your neighbors. If you speak against the dominant religion, someone might go to the newspapers or even on television to shake a heavy finger of disapproval in your direction. In extreme cases, you may...