The Secular Perspective

In this episode we discuss a study that finds that people that fake being religious tend to be more depressed. There is also a man in Ohio that decided to just avoid all news once he found out Trump was elected as president. Finally we talk about Mike Pence's plans for the White House.



http://instinctmagazine.com/post/vatican-received-1200-page-dossier-outing-hypocritical-gay-priests

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/10/style/the-man-who-knew-too-little.html

https://www.thedailybeast.com/does-faking-religion-lead-to-depression

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/11/us/politics/white-evangelical-women-trump.html?smid=fb-share

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/01/gods-plan-for-mike-pence/546569/



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Katy Perry tricked a kid into kissing her and we have opinions. Plus more conversation about hypocritical Evangelicals and the Stormy Daniels scandal, and a Bible teaching teacher has an affair with a student.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/14/obituaries/stephen-hawking-dead.html

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2018/03/14/after-smear-campaign-atheist-loses-special-election-for-tennessee-state-senate/

https://www.cnn.com/2018/03/13/politics/rex-tillerson-secretary-of-state/index.html

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/04/the-last-temptation/554066/

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/katy-perry-nun-convent-death-catherine-roze-holzman_us_5aa01c94e4b0d4f5b66cc6b8

http://people.com/music/american-idol-contest-slams-katy-perry-unwanted-kiss/

https://heavy.com/news/2018/03/stephanie-pruett-weaver-teacher-alabama-photos-facebook/

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/week-god-31018?cid=sm_fb_maddow

https://www.politicalorphans.com/the-article-removed-from-forbes-why-white-evangelicalism-is-so-cruel/



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In this episode we discuss Alcoholics Anonymous and a court case in Ohio dealing with an atheist forced to go. We also hit on the church ceremony where a bunch of people blessed their AR-15's and a book about a Mormon girl that went from a survivalist style childhood to multiple colleges.



https://www.reuters.com/news/picture/blessing-the-ar-15-idUSRTX4ZCOJ

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/01/589808670/ar-15s-are-biblical-rod-of-iron-at-pennsylvania-church

https://www.npr.org/2018/02/20/587244230/memoirist-retraces-her-journey-from-survivalist-childhood-to-cambridge-ph-d?

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/04/the-irrationality-of-alcoholics-anonymous/386255/?utm_source=fbb

https://www.courthousenews.com/atheist-fights-court-ordered-alcoholics-anonymous-treatment/

https://jezebel.com/vatican-womens-magazine-denounces-exploitation-of-nuns-1823426294?



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In this episode we discuss the sad case of a woman in Michigan that killed herself and her family because of the shunning she was receiving after leaving the Jehovah's Witnesses. We also hit on Kim Davis' book, and the Florida teacher with a white supremacist podcast.



https://www.thelocal.es/20180207/man-who-photoshopped-his-own-face-on-chris-statue

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/florida-teacher-linked-to-white-supremacist-podcast-removed-from-the-classroom_us_5a9c78e7e4b089ec353b7572?

http://www.joemygod.com/2018/02/26/kentucky-four-times-married-christian-adulteress-kim-davis-releases-book-sanctity-jesus-marriage/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2018/03/conservative-christians-kill-bill-banning-child-marriage-kentucky/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2018/02/20/ex-jehovahs-witness-kills-family-then-herself-possibly-due-to-church-shunning/

http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/keego-harbor-mom-who-killed-family-and-self-remembered-as-quirky-happy

https://www.npr.org/2017/02/19/510585965/poor-education-leads-to-lost-dreams-and-low-income-for-many-jehovahs-witnesses



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