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This is a call-in show about atheism, the lack of belief in supernatural deities and gods. The show airs live at 11:00 pm Eastern every Sunday night.Host Andrew Garber was a true believer for years. Now, after a 12 year apostasy journey, he is an atheist. The show focuses on the issues that have had to change since losing faith.
 
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Of all the apologetics I hear, the teleological argument, or the argument from design, was the one that used to convince me the most. I would look at the universe and be in awe of its size, majesty, and wonder. It really is an amazing universe! I used to think this was so impressive. This universe must have been designed. Look at all the things ...…
 
Ever heard this, "But my religion makes me happy. Trying to be more like jesus makes me a better person. Why would I want to give that up?" I know you have. I'll not deny any of this. Religion CAN make you happy. People who get better by trying to emulate jesus often DO get better. How could something do this much good, and still be bad? Let's ...…
 
I don't have a topic, but when has that stopped a show. Let's hang out together and just talk about whatever comes to mind. This is a stream of conscience show, and tonight, it will be even more off the cuff than normal.
 
The great and glorious Craig Well, author of the Blasphemous Bible, returns to the Roundtable to announce the official release of his book. The Blasphenous Bible is a line-by-line re-write of the King James Bible, with a fresh, satirical, satacastic, and delightfull tone. He has taken possibly the hardest book to read, and made it enjoyable. Th ...…
 
It's not a religion, it's a relationship. We've heard that before. Does that mean that when we leave religion behind, we have to break up with god? And when our parents, friends, and relatives still want to hang out with the ex, that can make for a very weird holiday weekend. Let's compare breaking up and losing god. It will be more awesome tha ...…
 
I think some of the most difficult beliefs we apostates have to leave behind are those concerning the afterlife. Hell terrifies people for decades after one becomes an atheist. The loss of heaven can be mourned like the loss of a close relative. So what's the atheist to do with this? If heaven leaves us, are we without hope? I think NOT! I thin ...…
 
I'm listening to a preacher dude. He wants to explain why god put the serpent in the garden. I can't wait to hear what he has to say. Atheists will be familiar with all manner of rebuttals to this story. From talking snakes to trees that should be metaphors, this story has more holes than a colander. So when the preacher dude says restrictions ...…
 
Are you an anti-theist? Are you anti-theism? Is there a difference? Does it matter? I think there is a difference, and it does matter. Let's talk about the definitions of these terms, what it means to assign these labels to ourselves and how we can make things better. The awesome is on!
 
I needed to find a new religion, since my old Catholic one wasn't going to cut it anymore. But which one? How can I choose? What ever shall I believe? Let's get back into my deconversion story and pick up where we left off. Spoiler Alert: I end up an atheist! :) Let's keep the awesomesauce flowing!!
 
It's been quite a while since I talked about my deconversion story. I think it's time to go over that again. It begins way back when I was going to a private, Catholic, high school... Take a journey with me down memory lane, as I re-visit my religious roots, and how I went from a staunch believer, to the unabashed atheist I am today. Together, ...…
 
Every once in a while, someone will ask me what would convince me that god exists. I guess I nomally respond, "I don't know", and while that's true, I sometimes think I should have a more in depth answer. This is my long answer. My New Year's resolution is to get back to a regular schedule in podcasting. Let's have lots of awesome in 2018!…
 
I get to talk to Criag Wells, the author of The Blasphemous Bible. The book isn't even out yet, and I got to interview him!! I don't think I've ever had a more enjoyable interview than this one. Craig is just such an awesome guy. I can't imagine anyone I would rather have write a satirical version of the bible than Craig! I love Craig's sense o ...…
 
I've had a few conversations with people who disagree with me. Believers, anti-vaxers, etc. I've even had arguments with other atheists on things like last week's topic. Often, it's easy to allow these conversations to become nothing but shouting contests, but does that really help? I'm beginning to think about tactics. I still think there is a ...…
 
I think the question, "Does god exist?" isn an answerable question. Thus, I'm a gnostic atheist. Yes, I'm taking some license with the term "gnostic", but I think this is acceptable. What are your thoughts on being a gnostic atheist? Do you think you could defend such a position? I'm making a comeback, and I'm doing it NOW! Join me and help cre ...…
 
So sorry for the technical difficulties last week. I think I've got it now. This is what freethought freestyle should have been.
 
Kelsey and William join me again for another round at the Roundtable. We didn't have a topic, but we sure covered a lot of ground. From atheism vs agnosticism to cults vs. religions, we tackle it all, without a script to hold us back! Enjoy.
 
This week, William joins me again. This time, we talk about the commandments in the bible. We talk about the commandments we like, and the ones we'd like to have seen in the bible, but are sadly missing. It's a fun conversation about one of the best known portions of the good book, that isn't all that good.…
 
This is part 2 of my interview with Gleb Tsipursky. Thank you to Gleb for sharing his insights into why post-truth politics is here, and what we can do about it. Please don't let this interview end without you going to the pro-truth pledge and signing up. We need your support!! http://intentionalinsights.org/ gleb@intentionalinsights.org/ https ...…
 
I get to talk to the one and only Gleb Tspursky, who is on a mission to make things better in a post-truth world. We talk about what post truth is, how it works and what we can do about it. Gleb is amazing. His passion is unequalled and his knowledge is unsurpassed. I just loved this interview so much, it hurt to have to chop it into parts. Par ...…
 
My friends Kelsey and William talk about those first things believers say to us, and how we respond. It was a great time, even though the internet was not cooperating with us. The awesome is so awesome.
 
In a new format, the Atheist Roundtable is back! Now, with more of a roundtable format. Tonight, Kelsey joins me to discuss morals and ethics in atheism, and I bring a story about the separation of church and state. Join in the fun! The awesome is overflowing!
 
I've talked about the evidence for god a lot. And I've talked about how I don't find these arguments convincing. Tonight, I'll talk about why I am not convinced and perhaps what it would take to convince me. I want to go over a few things I used to find convincing, and why I changed my mind. How can something that once convinced me that god was ...…
 
Recently, I listened to an eposode of the Thinking Atheist podcast. Seth was doing an interview with some Christian radio hosts. More than once, the Christian hosts asked Seth what evidence would it take for him to be a believer again. While I thought Seth handled the question well, this question comes up often, so I thought I'd give it a shot. ...…
 
I got the idea for this show from my friend, Frank, who tweets at @Atheism_Tweets. He told me to listen to the last caller on a recent episode of the Atheist Expirience. The caller, Dana, told a heartbreaking story about her sister. On her deathbed, Dana's sister calls to tell Dana she will go to hell for being an atheist. I talk a lot on this ...…
 
I've changed my thinking since I was a believer. Before, penance was something I did to make up for sin. It was a way to show my desire to heal a broken relationship with the god I thought was real. Now that I no longer believe, what does the concept of penance hold for me? I want to talk about how the idea of penance has evolved for me. I thin ...…
 
I recently listened to the debate between Matt Slick and David Smalley. The topic was the morality of the god of the Old Testament, but since the topic dealt with morality, I already knew what Matt Slick would say. He's been saying it for years. Perhaps you'll be surprised to find I agree with just as much of what Slick said as I do with what S ...…
 
I've been a secular wedding officiant for a while now. I've done a couple of weddings, even one for a christian couple. Sometimes, people ask what the importance of getting married is for the atheist. I've been married for 18 years. I'll tell you why I'm married, why I think the atheists I've married wanted it, and why it's important. Plus I go ...…
 
"You can't reason someone out of a position they did not reson themselves into." Or so the saying goes. You've heard it over and over from your atheist friends. Well, I disagree. Not entirely. I don't think religion is a position one uses reason to reach. But at the same time, I also don't think that means people who have faith are unreasonable ...…
 
It's hard to find a conversation with a christian believer that does not involve the bible at some point. Sooner or later you will have some quote thrown at you. I find it less interesting in what the quote says, and more intersting what the choice of quote tells me about the person who chose it. We all know people cherry pick the bible, but wh ...…
 
I think it's about time I talked about this election. I don't do a lot of politics, but I think this election is crazy enough to talk about it some. While this may not have much to do woth atheism, it's what's been on my mind lately. I hear so much from people who are skeptical about our candidates. And with good reason. But is that a good enou ...…
 
When I talk to believers, one of the "good things" religion is supposed to do is create a social network of people. It is supposed to bring people together and make families of strangers. It does this by allowing people to get to know each other quickly and in a friendly way. But is religion really good at this? What about beer? Sure I think pe ...…
 
June 4, 2016 was the second Reason Rally in Washington DC. It was so awesome to be there!! I got to hug so many of my friends, meet so many new friends, and just hang out with some of the most amazing people on the planet!! But not everyone at the Reason Rally was there to support reason. Some Christian protesters showed up, too. They were forc ...…
 
We always hear from so many of the same atheists. How about a new one? This is Robert Burks. Just a guy. A fellow free-thinker and someone who wants to do more in the atheist movement. He's a new voice in atheism, and I am honored to host his first podcast interview. Robert and I talk about his deconversion, and I throw a few of the questions e ...…
 
From the doctor's office in Indy, to a knock at my front door, I seem to be getting a lot of tracts these days. Lots of people want to give me small pamphlets that tell me that I need saving. Let's talk about this form of "witnessing" and what I have to say about it. Plus, your calls. Guaranteed to be more awesome than a Chick Tract!!…
 
I've had lots of conversations with believers. Some were good apologists, others were just okay. Who was the best aplogist I ever met? Who made the arguments that I had the hardest time trying to refute? Whose arguments drove me off the wall? It may surprise you to learn that while I was deconverting, I was the best apologist I knew. I knew jus ...…
 
My wife recently found out she had ovarian cancer. Most people just offered support and kindness. A few offered prayers. How does an atheist react to that? How SHOULD an atheist react to that? I'll give my thoughts, as well as my real life reactions. You may be surprised what did or did not happen. Plus, your calls. The awesomeness has returned!!…
 
I've gone on record saying religion is a net evil. That is, the good religion does is outwieghed by the bad. So does that mean that I think if religion dissappeared things would be better? The answer may surprise you. I'll talk about what I think would happen, what would not happen, and why. This episode is a return to the rambling stream of th ...…
 
Trav Mamone is the host of the Bi Any Means podcast. A humanist, bisexual, genderqueer, powerhouse of awesomeness, Trav brings such a wonderful, amazing voice to the podcasting world. If you haven't found the treasure that is the Bi Any Means Podcast, do yourself a favor and give it a listen. Trav and I discuss their journey of self-discovery. ...…
 
Women breastfeed. It's a fact, and it shouldn't have to be shouded in taboo or under a banket. At the 2nd Atheists of Facebook Online Convention, Ayla Braodnax presented on the Free the Nipple campaign, aimed at removing the taboo suurounding mothers feeding their children. Somehow, we find ourselves in a society where it is okay to sell breast ...…
 
January 2, 2016 will be the Second Atheists of Facebook Online Convention. Adam Collins is the man putting it all together. The first convention was filled with amazing people, both new and veterans in the atheist movement. Adam has even invited me to do a presentation in the upcoming event. This is my first atheist presentation!! Adam is so aw ...…
 
This is part 2 of my most awesome interview with Callie Wright. In this episode, we dicuss everything from atheism to Star Trek and back. Callie shows why she is an amazing person, and the kind of leader the atheist and LGBT community love. Then she closes my show with her show stopping style! If you don't know Callie, you don't know awesome sauce.…
 
At ReasonCon, I was teamed up with an incredibly awesome partner for Skep-ardy. Callie Wright is an amazing, wonderful, awesome leader of the LGBT rights movement AND the atheist movement. To know Callie is to love Callie. She is just so awesome. This is Part One of my interview with Callie. She was kind enough to talk about being trans with me ...…
 
The Thanksgiving holiday is over. The things for which I am grateful are plentiful. I'll talk about those things. Sometimes, people ask how the athest finds meaning or purpose in life. I think this is backward. It was when I lost religion that I found the meaning in life, and allthe things for which I am thankful today. Plus, your calls. I'm th ...…
 
When I say I'm "anti-theism", I mean I think theism is bad. I think any good it does is outweighed by the bad. But that doesn't mean I'm "anti-theist". Theists are lovely people. They just hold bad ideas. Now I realize it's hard to separate the people from the ideas. But I think we are more effective when we do. I think that by contrasting the ...…
 
TW: rape. This show will discuss rape culture and other sensitive topics. This past week, I posted a video I found from a friend of the show's wall. The video is of a couple of toddlers. One acts inappropriately, but the tag from the original post and the music editied into the clip suggest the people who originally posted it thought it was cut ...…
 
This is part 2 of my interview with Dave Foda. This is the part you wanted to hear. We dive straight into strong atheism, why Dave says there is no god, the evidence he has to back that up and so much more awesomeness. After pondering over Dave's argument against an intercessory god, I've concluded it is a stronger argument than my own. I must ...…
 
It was over a year ago when I first heard Dave Foda asserting strong atheism, that is the stance that god does not exist. Dave finds the idea that he simply lacks a belief in a god does not accurately describe his atheism. This is Part 1 of about an hour I spent with Dave exploring how he defends his position. Dave Foda onFacebook: facebook.com ...…
 
The last religious thing I ever did was I got my son circumcised. It was weird then, I wasn't an atheist yet, but I wasn't religious, either. Still, my wife and I made the choice to have this done. Was it wrong? By the time my daughter was born, we were anxious about the possibility of having another boy. Would we get this one circumcised? How ...…
 
The first time I tried this show, the audio sucked. The second time I couldn't login. I'm doing this show again, damnit!! If this sounds crazy, why do believers reverse it on atheists? Why do so mant think that it took some tragedy to make us atheists? It seems so strange to say this way, why would it ever work in reverse? I think it is far mor ...…
 
We've all heard the claim that atheists aren't believers because we've been hurt by a believer. And we all know how crazy that accusation is. But could it work the other way? Have you ever heard of a believer encountering trauma and becoming "renewed" in the faith? Are funerals places where evangelizing is rampant? Could a person turn to faith ...…
 
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