Best Freethought podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Freethought Radio
Weekly
 
A weekly show by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Slightly irreverent views, news, music and interviews.
 
An atheist podcast hosted by John C. Snider. "Question. Think. Decide."
 
Tune In, Pay It Forward, Question EVERYthing!
 
First Coast Freethought Society, Jacksonville, Florida
 
I'm creating podcast episodes offering practical wisdom for everyday life -- solutions to modern human concerns -- informed by the ancient philosophical school of Stoicism popularized by thinkers including Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. Improve your quality of life by implementing a strong mental framework informed by Stoic Philosophy!I explore topics such as gratitude; acceptance; overcoming adversity; finding meaning in life; moderation; dealing with change; friendship; loneliness ...
 
Colonel Robert Green Ingersoll (1833–1899) was a Civil War veteran, American political leader and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for his defense of atheism. This book is the first of two volumes collecting Ingersoll’s speeches.
 
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Point of Inquiry
Monthly
 
Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion, philosophy, and politics. Each episode takes on a specific issue and features in-depth discussions with leading scientists, researchers, and writers.
 
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Apologia
Rare
 
Apologia is a friendly roundtable discussion that seeks common understanding between theists and nontheists.
 
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Atheist Roundtable
Monthly
 
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.
 
Can two skeptics solve the world's issues? Scientific skepticism is the practice of seeking whether extraordinary claims are supported by extraordinary evidence. It may be helpful not to think of skepticism as the opposite of optimism, but as the opposite of unquestioning certainty.In this weekly podcast, Harrison and Jake use a combination of science, skepticism, free thought and rationality to challenge all popular and unpopular beliefs. As a general warning, if you hold views near and dea ...
 
Atheists Talk is produced with funding from the Minnesota Atheists and the Humanists of Minnesota. We also wish to thank Q. Cumbers restaurant for purchasing on-air advertising and for providing a great place to eat and gather. This radio program is put together by dedicated volunteers and the generous donations of listeners. If you are able to help with a donation please consider doing so at our Radio Fund page. http://www.mnatheists.org/Minnesota Atheists practices positive, inclusive, act ...
 
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February 17, 2019 This week we are happy to be joined by Fraser Cain, cohost of Astronomy Cast, publisher of Universe Today, Creator of the YouTube channel "Guide to Space". Fraser just put out a fantastic guide for amateur astronomy; The Universe Today, Ultimate Guide to Viewing the cosmos, Everything You Need to Know to Become an Amateur Astr ...…
 
You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 84 – Progress and Setbacks. I explore the upsides of setbacks explaining why they might not be so terrible and how progress can be attained amidst adversity.Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you can e ...…
 
We give a Bronx cheer to Trump's religious remarks at the State of the Union and the National Prayer Breakfast, but we give a real cheer to Black History Month by celebrating Butterfly McQueen and Frederick Douglass. After hearing a Valentine's Day love song, "The Man I Love" (written by the nonbelieving Gershwin brothers, and sung by Dan's mot ...…
 
February 10, 2019 Farmer Dell and Steve Shives join Hertzey to chat about Star Trek, Pets, and a potpouri of topics Links Steve Shives on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/stevelikes2curse Farmer Dell: https://www.spreaker.com/show/evidence-based-eating If you enjoyed this show, we'd love to have you come back next week for another episode. ...…
 
I look at John Gray's latest book Seven Types of Atheism, in which he argues that modern mainstream secularism is nothing more than monotheism rebranded. And it's all wrong anyway. Plus: Happy Darwin Day! February 12th is the 210th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin. In less celebratory anniversaries, February 14th marks the 30th annive ...…
 
Good news: Michigan's newly-elected Attorney General Dana Nessel removed the state from three amicus briefs opposing FFRF lawsuits. After we analyze the National Prayer Breakfast and the Christian-nationalist "Project Blitz" strategy to inject religion into state governments, we hear Susan Hofer sing Dan Barker's love ballad “It's Only Natural" ...…
 
Dr. Jen Gunter is an OB/GYN, pain medicine physician, and Twitter's resident gynecologist. She blogs and also writes The Cycle, a column on the intersection sex, science, and society, for the New York Times. One day she hopes to ask Gwyneth Paltrow for the physics equation that explains how a jade egg can be recharged with lunar energy. Abby Ha ...…
 
February 3, 2019 Maddy sits down with Farmer Dell of the Evidence Based Eating Podcast to discuss a variety of topics around food science, food labeling, misconceptions in farming practices, and some dairy cow biology. I really encourage everyone to become a Patreon, even for just an episode, to listen to this complete program. Farmer Dell and ...…
 
Our 666th (!) episode is a hell of a show. We announce billboards asking people to "Leave the Church" during Catholic Education week, and describe our legal brief encouraging the Supreme Court to prohibit a huge Christian cross on city property. After hearing the 1922 Irving Berlin song "Pack Up Your Sins and Go To The Devil in Hades," we talk ...…
 
What a tangled web we’ve weaved. We are in the times of neo-fascism and ramped neoliberal capitalism, and the violence, hate, anxiety and depression they induce. Some of us ‘left of center’ keep hoping that Sanders-esque progressives will move the Democratic Party leftward again – thus pulling the Republican Party out of neo-fascism – but some ...…
 
You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 83 – Disappointment With Society. I explore disappointment we may feel towards degeneracy in the modern age and how we can best respond by working to better ourselves; lower our desires; and exercise virtues of accepta ...…
 
January 27, 2019 This week we're joined by Chelsea Pine author of the children's book "Sinky Stardust Feet". Many folx ask us about our recommendations for children's books and we can't recommend this book, "Stinky Stardust Feet" enough. From the about page: "Stinky Stardust Feet gives kids and parents an opportunity to discuss science, religio ...…
 
I interview Monica Miller, Senior Counsel for the American Humanist Association. Ms. Miller will be representing AHA before the Supreme Court in February, arguing that the 94-year-old, four-story-high "Peace Cross" in Bladensburg, Maryland is an unconstitutional endorsement of Christianity by the government. For more info visit americanhumanist ...…
 
FFRF's Director of Strategic Response, Constitutional attorney Andrew Seidel tells us about our recent final victory in our 5-year federal lawsuit challenging prayer and preaching at the Chino Hills, California, school board. After hearing the song "Reincarnation," words by cowboy poet Wallace D. McRae and music by Dan Barker, we talk with FFRF ...…
 
As science standards across the country improve to include middle school standards on evolution, more and more teachers are teaching evolution for the first time and the battle to teach sound science moves into the individual classrooms themselves. The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (TIES) is a program of the Center for Inquiry. TIE ...…
 
Sunday January 20, 2019 Hertzey and Joseph are joined in studio by almost Doctor Adam, almost Doctor Erin, and already a Doctor David. The conversation is all about genetics, from sci-fi to current events of CRISPR coming out of China. If you enjoyed this show, we'd love to have you come back next week for another episode. You can catch Atheist ...…
 
FFRF and other secular groups are protesting the Attorney General nomination of William Barr, a religious extremist who disrespects secularists and state/church separation. During this anniversary week of Roe v Wade (January 22, 1973), we celebrate the life of Margaret Sanger by hearing Dan Barker's song "No Gods, No Masters." Then we talk with ...…
 
Sunday January 13, 2019 Luciano is a professional writer whose work can be found on sites such as Latino Rebels, Patheos, DLG Media, and elsewhere. He has experience working on podcasts and can help design and create graphics. HOWEVER..... Today Luciano is here to talk about the intersection of religion and anime. Its a fun conversation, and we ...…
 
I offer a response to a recent article from the American Psychological Association which considers traditional masculinity -- marked by stoicism, competitiveness, dominance, and aggression -- to be, on the whole, harmful. Classical Stoicism, free from unhelpful feminist ideology, maintains that all are capable of virtue and provides a framework ...…
 
I interview Dan Barker about his latest book Mere Morality. Dan is co-president (with wife Annie Laurie Gaylor) of the Freedom from Religion Foundation, and co-host with her of the weekly show Freethought Radio. For ambitious readers, here are the other books mentioned during the course of the conversation: Free Will Explained by Dan Barker Mer ...…
 
We recap FFRF’s impressive legal statistics for 2018 (1,060 formal complaint letters to erring government officials ending 315 state/church violations!). FFRF’s Robert G. Ingersoll Legal Fellow Colin McNamara briefly joins us to recap the ruckus his complaint over religious displays is creating in Camden, Mo. The rest of the program is devoted ...…
 
Adam Conover is the creator and host of Adam Ruins Everything, an informational comedy show that debunks common misconceptions and encourages critical thinking. The New York Times calls it “one of history’s most entertaining shows dedicated to the art of debunking” and refers to Adam as a “genial provocateur”. He is a founding member of the ske ...…
 
Sunday January 6, 2019 This week we are joined by Ted Meisner who is the host of both The Secular Buddhist and Present Moment: Mindfulness Practice and Science podcasts. In addition to all of this podcasting, Ted is also the program director for The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society all the way out in Massachusetts. L ...…
 
You're listening to the Stoic Solutions Podcast - practical wisdom for everyday life. I'm your host, Justin Vacula with episode 81 - Poker. I talk about parallels between Stoicism, life, and poker. One can apply Stoicism to be a much better poker player and improve their quality of life. Visit my website at stoicsolutionspodcast.com where you c ...…
 
FFRF’s lead attorney Rebecca Markert tells us about our recent victory by the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, who refused to rehear their decision declaring unconstitutional the practice of the Chino Hills (California) School Board opening sessions with prayer. After hearing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declare that Christians should ...…
 
American Freethought is back to continue the fight for separation of church and state, reason-based living and secular culture! Find out why we're back and what to expect in the coming weeks. Follow American Freethought on the intertubes: Website: AmericanFreethought.com Podcast Page: http://americanfreethought.libsyn.com Twitter: @AMERFREETHOU ...…
 
Today's show we'll be talking with Tucker Drake from Atheist in the Trailer Park about fictions we hold on to! Things like swimming after eating, it takes 7 years to digest gum, and more! LINKS: http://tparkatheist.blogspot.com/ If you enjoyed this show, we'd love to have you come back next week for another episode. You can catch Atheists Tall ...…
 
Princeton professor Imani Perry tells us about her new biography, Looking For Lorraine: The Radiant Life of Lorraine Hansberry, about the artist/activist/freethinking author of the play and movie Raisin In The Sun, who was the first Black woman to have a play on Broadway. We celebrate the New Year on a relaxing but irreverent note by hearing so ...…
 
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