Mayor scraps secular affirmation for Christian prayer; Coffee and Truffles will not survive climate change; Pat Robertson hates Creationism; Focus group looks at threats from AI; How infidelity helps neices and nephews, and; Indian rationalist debunks Catholic miracle and has to flee country. Enjoy!
Marty and Jake talk thanksgiving; White Ribbon Day; Australian asylum seeker policy; Humanity’s IQ is dropping; Pat Robertson is senile; Nativity scene is a myth; sex makes you happier than religion; and listener mail. Enjoy!
Just a quick post to say g’day! I’ve organised with Jake to start posting my personal mind-ejaculates here on the IFS blog, and hopefully in the process start up some interesting discussions, arguments and maybe even mud-fights on all things science, politics, philosophy and religion.
If you don’t know me yet, maybe you should stop reading whilst you have the chance, haha, but in all seriousness I’m a PhD student from Melbourne, Australia, who’s project is focusing on the molecular systematics of the native Australian rodents.
Dr Peter Boghossian, possibly the most awesome philosopher (and IFS guest) in the world drops by to teach us how to talk people out of their faith (religious or otherwise) through creating ‘street philosophers/epistemologists’ to ask the right questions of the faithful.
Sam West joins Pete and Jake to talk about an upcoming documentary on atheists, for the religious, that he’s producing. We also talk Natures I.Q. and the flaws of “Darwinism”; Koala’s low genetic diversity; Scientists create an embrio from 3 different adults to kill mitochondrial disease. And so much more. Second episode with more stories out later this week. Visithttp://wearenotmonsters.com.
SCIENCEGASM! World’s ”biggest dinosaur park”; Time to find Alexander the Great; Too late to stop global warming, time to prepare for the future; One million kids to miss polio vaccine in Pakistan after bin Laden death; Muslims less promiscuous than atheists. And so much more.
Gregg’s, Pete and Jake to talk cow sexting; Arkansas bigotry; weird neurosurgeons; mens views on abortion; Jurasic Park; Australian Idol goes all atheist; lolcats improve concentration; and so much more!
Holly and Pete deliver a sciencegasm straight to your ear canal, without even buying you dinner first. Gregorian calendars; crazy awesome bacteria; phylogeny of rats; boat people; Homo errectus; homosexuality and the bible from a gay Christian; and so much more! Enjoy!
Coming to you live, this episode – Tim Hawken, Author of I Am Satan and Hellbound joins Holly Warland, Pete and Jake for a voyage of self discovery and news. Actually, mostly news. In fact, totally news.