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Brian Dillman, Brian Kissell, and the Barker Brothers (That is a lot of “B’s.”) bring you the best podcast in the Mormon Blabbernacle. Those unfamiliar with the Mormon Bloggernacle may not know that Rational Faiths is a blog started by the three Barker brothers who would often engage in private e-mails and phone calls with each other and their friends about Mormonism. The three decided it would be more fun to create a blog where all their friends and family could get together and hammer out ...
 
Cutting edge information on health and nutrition with Dr. Ben Weitz
 
Michael Steele and Rick Ungar keep you up to date with the latest breaking news and headlines. We like to have fun and we like to get things done. We are the home of Rational Radio.
 
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!We agree with the Marquis de Condorcet, who said that in an open society we ought to devote ourselves to "the tracking down of prejudices in the hiding pl ...
 
This is an alternate universe story, where Petunia married a scientist. Harry enters the wizarding world armed with Enlightenment ideals and the experimental spirit.
 
The internet's first source for Rationalist Fiction in audio format!
 
In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of a debate between three characters: Cleanthes, who argues that the existence and nature of God can be empirically verified; Demea, who argues that God is completely beyond human knowledge; and Philo, a philosophical skeptic widely thought to represent Hume’s own beliefs. Much of the debate centers around Cleanthes’ presentation of the analogical argument ...
 
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Rationally Writing
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Webserial authors Daystar Eld and Alexander Wales talk about the craft of writing stories that make sense, and examine writing tropes and media through the lens of the Rational and Rationalist genres.Intro and Outro music is G.A.T.O. Must Be Respected, by Tim YarbroughTo contact us, please email daystar721@gmail.com
 
The Pre-Socratic Greek philosophers, that is, the philosopher-scientists who lived before or contemporaneously to Socrates, were the first men in the Western world to establish a line of inquiry regarding the natural phenomena that rejected the traditional religious explanations and searched for rational explanations. Even though they do not form a school of thought, they can be considered the fathers of philosophy and many other sciences as we have them now. None of their works is extant, s ...
 
An objective approach to the philosophy of science.
 
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Rational Rashard
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Welcome to the Rational Rashard Podcast , Where nothing goes unsaid and nobody is verbally safe. Tune in every Sunday beginning June 3.
 
Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson discuss a gamut of political, cultural, and women's issues through their unique experiences and perspectives.
 
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THE STAR REPORT
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Troi Torain aka STAR is the most objective voice in media today and in 2011 he was inducted into News One's "Top 20 Best Radio personalities of all time." Respected as a radio pioneer and a relentless business man, STAR is known to push the limits of religion, philosophy and rational thinking. STAR made the national stage on MTV’s Beat Suite but it was his radio show (Star & Buc Wild) on New York's Hot 97 & Power 105 that secured his place in media history. STAR's resume also includes Atlant ...
 
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Wild Thing
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Believe in Bigfoot? Think it’s total BS? Host Laura Krantz spent a year in the woods and in the lab, trying to answer that question. What she found might surprise even the staunchest non-believer. This legendary creature represents a mystery that still captures our imaginations and Sasquatch is as popular now as it’s ever been. Part of this is tongue-in-cheek—Bigfoot as hipster accessory. But many people take Sasquatch seriously—perfectly rational people who swear to its existence. Why does ...
 
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Primal Potential
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The Primal Potential Podcast is about transformation, not information. So many of us KNOW what we need to do to achieve our goals but we aren't DOING it. There's a continuous gap between our INTENTIONS and our ACTIONS. Primal Potential is a TOOL to help you create massive change in your life and ENJOY the journey!
 
A podcast for the sane and rational left to discuss important topics relevant and accessible to all.
 
The Wisdom of Father Brown explores many characters and fascinating themes such as the following. An eminent criminologist is persuaded by the mild yet persistent Father Brown to sort out a family matter. Also, a Tuscan poet fancies himself as the King of Thieves. A famous French philosopher and atheist holds the key to a new invention called “Noiseless Powder.” A corpse is discovered in a dark passage backstage at London's Adelphi Theater. Finally there is Psychometric testing of criminals ...
 
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On Point
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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
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Back to the Point
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Irrational and rational aspects of fandom find a meeting point in this podcast about the San Jose Sharks. Two friends discuss the team with focus on team/player performance and news with an appreciation for the emotions inherent in being a Sharks fan.
 
His family name is derived from a Greek craftsman who created the Labyrinth and designed wings for himself and his son to fly away from the island they were imprisoned in. But Stephen Dedalus, the young hero of James Joyce's first novel, is a young man who rises above his baser instincts and seeks a life devoted to the arts. This quintessential coming of age novel describes the early life of Stephen Dedalus. It is set in Ireland during the nineteenth century which was a time of emerging Iris ...
 
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Point of Inquiry
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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.
 
Katharine Murphy and Guardian Australia's political team examine what’s happening in Australian politics and why it matters to you.
 
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NARSOL In Action
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National Association of Rational Sexual Offense Laws
 
Kenzai is a proven method to a healthy lifestyle and helping people be their best selves. We inspire the world to happy, healthy living through the power of technology, fitness, nutrition, and social sharing. Welcome to Your Body is our podcast. Each week we take a wellness related topic and break it down using science and rational inquiry.
 
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EconTalk
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EconTalk is an award-winning weekly talk show about economics in daily life. Featured guests include renowned economics professors, Nobel Prize winners, and exciting speakers on all kinds of topical matters related to economic thought. Host Russ Roberts, of the Library of Economics and Liberty and the Hoover Institution, draws you in with lively guests and creative repartee. Topics include health care, business cycles, economic growth, free trade, education, finance, politics, sports, book r ...
 
You Are Not So Smart is a show about psychology that celebrates science and self delusion. In each episode, we explore what we've learned so far about reasoning, biases, judgments, and decision-making.
 
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Business Daily
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The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
 
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Unbelievable?
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'Unbelievable?' engages in fundamental questions on Christianity with the intention to openly discuss different opinions between Christians and non-believers. http://unbelievable.podbean.com/feed/
 
Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas.
 
The LTB Network provides a tokenized platform for podcasts, articles, and forums about the ideas, people, and projects building the new digital economy and the future of money.
 
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Freakonomics
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In their books "Freakonomics," "SuperFreakonomics" and "Think Like a Freak", Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner explore "the hidden side of everything," telling stories about cheating schoolteachers and eating champions while teaching us all to think a bit more creatively, rationally, and productively. The Freakonomics Radio podcast, hosted by Dubner, carries on that tradition with weekly episodes. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.
 
Since the birth of Bitcoin in 2009, a new class of Crypto assets built using the innovative design of the blockchain is disrupting technology and financial markets. This podcast features interviews leaders from across the crypto economy. In this podcast you will hear from crypto traders, miners, venture capitalist, investors, technical developers, CEOs, journalist and other people driving forward the growth of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
 
Sean Carroll hosts conversations with the world's most interesting thinkers. Science, society, philosophy, culture, arts, and ideas.
 
Kevin Glass talks to writers and analysts of all political persuasions to suss out why they take the positions they do and to challenge them from a different P.O.V.
 
Join Gary Mottershead, President of GCP Industrial Products in our ongoing podcast series focused on providing clarity and confidence through rational discussion of issues both in and outside of the North American industrial space.
 
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REASON
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REASON Podcast is a weekly discussion of events, current and historical, from a skeptical and rational perspective without theological bias.
 
Interviews and more from The Pat Campbell Show on Talk Radio 1170 from 6AM to 9AM every weekday.
 
Dedicated to exploring several forgotten economic ideas. Can they solve modern problems?
 
Welcome to being in love with the universe . Let's make science tasty again. Let's add fun, curiosity, rationality, rigour, and blend it into one great milkshake.
 
Discover the history of how we got here - from the big bang to last week's science breakthroughs. Curiosity fuels creativity. Join us each week as we dive deep into mind-blowing big ideas, and help us make a freaking awesome tomorrow! Discover the Past. Create the Future. Hosted by three science-loving skeptics: Stephen Woodford (Rationality Rules), Rachel Oates, and Thomas Westbrook (Holy Koolaid). Website: http://thehereandhow.com
 
Podcast for the Modern Nerd!
 
Hosts Dan Broadbent and Natalie Newell talk about the nexus of science, skepticism, religion, politics, and rational thought! Also, foreskins.
 
You're busy, but you want more out of life. More ideas, more clarity, more adventure, and more fun. That's what the Agile lifestyle is all about. Don't stay stuck in mediocrity a moment longer. Join the Agile Bettys for learning and laughs, as they explore the Agile lifestyle. Hear their stories of growth and adventure. The good, the bad, and the ugly. They don't take themselves too seriously, but they are serious about living an Agile life awesomeness.
 
Tattooing: The Life and Times of Crazy Philadelphia Eddie, My Vida Loca; Volumes 1-7Crazy Philadelphia Eddie is one of the godfathers of American tattooing, and he is missed by the tattoo community. There are more than fifty tapes of Eddie telling his life story, so it will take some time to upload all of the recordings. Mix yourself a couple drinks, hit play, and enjoy the ride. This story is a roller coaster! Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/eric-foemmel/support
 
Effective Seduction: Dating Advice for Men is the number one ever-written dating book for men on seduction. It is a purely psychological process instead of a rational one. It is a great resource for men to enhance the quality of their personal relationships with women; to learn Body language skills to attract women as well as how to relate with any woman effectively rather oppressing them. Keep coming back and subscribe to our channel to be up to date on new podcast or visit our website www. ...
 
Interviews with endurance athletes on the psychology of endurance.
 
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Sky News Daily
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What has been happening in the UK and beyond today? The Sky News Daily podcast will bring you up to date with the top news stories and in-depth analysis from our team of specialist reporters.
 
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Where to find the show iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | SoundCloud | YouTube | TuneIn | RSS Feed Download Episode MP3 File The file will open in a new window. Click down arrow to download the file. “The reported spot volume of Bitcoin that is claimed on sites like Coin Market Cap is about $6bn a day, that means all Bitcoin would turn over about ev ...…
 
Migs and Ian analyze the Sharks’ recent slump and the key factors to the team’s poor performance. Also, #BurnsforNorris.
 
'œI am always sceptical when people say someone shouldn't be allowed to talk. Saying someone should never be allowed to talk is a lazy way of trying to close down discourse.''" Erik Voorhees Interview location: Denver Interview date: Wednesday 20th March, 2019 Company: Shapeshift Role: CEO With the growth of cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin, there ...…
 
Need some tips for overcoming procrastination? How about battling that feeling over overwhelm or frustration? It's another Q&A episode where Sarah and I dive into your questions and challenges! Today's topics include: Sustaining and amplifying motivation Overcoming procrastination Becoming better in any area of your life Identifying negative tr ...…
 
After the Christchurch shooting there has been a lot of reflection on the language used in politics and the media when talking about different cultures. The former race discrimination commissioner Tim Soutphommasane joins Guardian Australia’s political editor, Katharine Murphy, to discuss the threat racism poses to liberal democracy Tim Soutpho ...…
 
"There is no such thing as a utility token, as far as the SEC is concerned, nobody has gotten a no action letter from the SEC, the United States Securities Exchange Commission, there are no rules regulations that say there's no such thing as utility token." - Marc Adesso Dave and Grahm have a new side hustle, Shiny Krabs", a Delaware-based LLC ...…
 
Schaeffer Cox is a political prisoner, held in an illegal US prison called a CMU in Indiana. In 2011, he was convicted and sent to one of the world's most inhumane prisons. Although one of the main charges was dropped in August of 2017, he still remains in prison. My guest Jordan Page, a singer-songwriter and musician, co-wrote "The Persecution ...…
 
Like a bad penny, Eddie could not shake Dracula. When words are not convincing, Eddie would resort to bricks, bats, and his blackjack. there are many ways to convey a message on skid row. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/eric-foemmel/support
 
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney on his HBO documentary "The Inventor" — a tale about Silicon Valley, Elizabeth Holmes and the collapse of her blood-testing company Theranos. Alex Gibney and John Carreyrou join David Folkenflik.
 
Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney on his HBO documentary "The Inventor" — a tale about Silicon Valley, Elizabeth Holmes and the collapse of her blood-testing company Theranos. Alex Gibney and John Carreyrou join David Folkenflik.
 
Boeing’s relationship with the FAA faces tough scrutiny. The Magic Kingdom eats up a Fox. And the president trashes his critics on twitter. Kathie Obradovich, Darlene Superville and John Harwood join David Folkenflik.
 
Boeing’s relationship with the FAA faces tough scrutiny. The Magic Kingdom eats up a Fox. And the president trashes his critics on twitter. Kathie Obradovich, Darlene Superville and John Harwood join David Folkenflik.
 
Where to find the show iTunes | Spotify | Stitcher | SoundCloud | YouTube | TuneIn | RSS Feed Download Episode MP3 File The file will open in a new window. Click down arrow to download the file. “I am always sceptical when people say someone shouldn’t be allowed to talk. Saying someone should never be allowed to talk is a lazy way of trying to ...…
 
MPs likely to face 7 options for Brexit and the teenagers crushed to death in County Tyrone are laid to rest.
 
Social justice, woke politics, intersectionality, patriarchy, white privilege and diversity. Critical Theory and Identity Politics have created a lot of buzzwords and debate lately. Atheist James Lindsay believes it amounts to a religion in itself. He tells of the hoax ‘grievance studies’ project he helped to pull off and engages with Christian ...…
 
Pat Campbell chats with Rollo Tomassi, The Rational Male, about Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, who recently asked why so many grown men were just obsessed with her. They also take a call from an older man needing dating advice. And, they discuss whether spouses should be best friends, and whether sex is always the most important thing in a relationship.…
 
In Pat's 7a hour, he talks about the Kentucky teen who refused the Chicken Pox vaccine. Find out why. Pat also discusses Kellyanne Conway's husband, who does not like President trump, and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, who wonders why so many grown men are just obsessed with her.
 
Pat Campbell talks to Dr. Everett Piper about how schools have failed to teach kids critical thinking, Drag Queen Story Times in Houston, and the church in Edmond that was deplatformed for a guest they featured.
 
In Pat's 6a hour, he talks about a homily he heard at church saying that a husband and wife should be best friends...Pat suspects he was being blue-pilled. He also discusses the call for reparations for African Americans, and the ignorance Americans have about First Amendment freedoms.
 
A year long journey for Chris Harrigan yields a documentary that starts and ends at the Anarchapulco conference 2018/2019.The most interesting part of this journey was years in the making, Cheran Mexico. Cheran is a city in Mexico with deep indigenous roots. Cheran was plagued with corruption and abuse at the hands of the cartel which was prote ...…
 
How is the Scottish city of Aberdeen coping with the UK's imminent exit from the EU? It is home to the country's oil and gas industry, as well as some 5,000 fisherman.Katie Prescott speaks to local businesspeople in both industries, who are increasingly anxious at the complete lack of certainty about what will happen when the UK does eventually ...…
 
THE STAR REPORT is hosted by Troi Torain aka STAR. Torain made the national stage as a writer for the SOURCE Magazine (1995-1998) and on MTV’s Beat Suite in 1999. His popular radio show Star & Buc Wild on NY's Hot97 & Power 105 (2000-2006) secured his place in media history. In 2011 STAR was also inducted into News Ones Top 20 greatest radio pe ...…
 
Women of country music are raising their voices against the old boys’ network in Nashville they say discriminates against them. Beverly Keel, Kalie Shorr and Kelleigh Bannen join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
Women of country music are raising their voices against the old boys’ network in Nashville they say discriminates against them. Beverly Keel, Kalie Shorr and Kelleigh Bannen join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
Democratic presidential hopefuls are talking about reparations for slavery. They’re talking seriously, but with few specifics. What would a reparations policy actually look like? Errin Haines Whack, William Darity and John McWhorter join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
Democratic presidential hopefuls are talking about reparations for slavery. They’re talking seriously, but with few specifics. What would a reparations policy actually look like? Errin Haines Whack, William Darity and John McWhorter join Meghna Chakrabarti.
 
A quick show about a new and unique artist I met with when down in Miami. She sells some of her work in crypto, but is also immersing herself in other ways. Take 5 minutes to brush up on your crypto artist culture and meet this beautiful and talented Latina painter on this episode of the Tatiana Show! About the Guests: Maria Tokareva is pure Ma ...…
 
Theresa May arrives in Brussels hoping to save her EU withdrawal deal, while more than one million people sign a petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled. Also, a teenager is jailed for killing a six year old, and more drivers are using their phones at the wheel.
 
Pat Campbell talks to Attorney John Dunn about Advance Directives, or Living Wills. This conversation comes on the heels of a story Pat covered yesterday about Texas hospitals being able to make life and death decisions for patients. Pat also talks about his parents' wishes for the end of their lives, and he takes a great call from a man who ju ...…
 
Pat Campbell talks to Michelle Malkin about issues with CAIR, Linda Sarsour's upcoming visit to Edmond for a fundraiser, and the latest with Daniel Holtzclaw.
 
Pat talks to Jim Stovall about Advance Directives, in light of the story Pat covered yesterday about a Texas hospital trying to override the wishes of a man to live. Stovall also covers his latest column, "People Are Good", talking about how not all the news is bad out there.
 
Mark Boslough is a Caltech-trained physicist and CSI Fellow who spent 34 years at Sandia National Laboratories doing research on hypervelocity impacts, energetic materials, explosions, and global risk from asteroid impacts and climate change. He has participated in many science documentaries with field expeditions to airburst locations includin ...…
 
In Pat's 6a hour, he talks about a new Texas bill called "A Man's Right To Know Act", and he relates his latest traveling headaches.
 
Would a Universal Basic Income help solve inequality or make it worse, and would it protect us from robots taking our jobs?Finland has just completed a two-year experiment in doing just that. Manuela Saragosa speaks to one of the grateful recipients of the pilot project, freelance journalist Tuomas Muraja. A similar approach has already been ta ...…
 
The idea of personal transformation can seem daunting - impossible, even. Fortunately, it's far simpler than you might think! In today's episode, we're exploring the simplest, happiest, most sustainable path to personal transformation and we're doing so by way of a poem that one of my 12 Weeks to Transformation clients wrote and is allowing me ...…
 
THE STAR REPORT is hosted by Troi Torain aka STAR. Torain made the national stage as a writer for the SOURCE Magazine (1995-1998) and on MTV’s Beat Suite in 1999. His popular radio show Star & Buc Wild on NY's Hot97 & Power 105 (2000-2006) secured his place in media history. In 2011 STAR was also inducted into News Ones Top 20 greatest radio pe ...…
 
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