The Secular Perspective

This is pretty much a halfassed attempt at an episode just to keep us in the rhythm of doing them. Amanda is away so we do a Skype call over a lunch break just to catch up. No major news, just 2 people catching up on life and sharing it with you.

 

 

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TSP 61: You Lyin' Pastor's

Amanda talks about the Penn State sexual abuse cover up. Chad brings up Pastors that have a tendency to lie about things just to get attention for personal gain.And we talk about some other stuff too of course.

http://www.businessinsider.com/settlements-in-the-penn-state-jerry-sandusky-abuse-cases-stretch-back-to-1971-2016-5

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/atheist-prayer-waterloo-iowa_us_5732170ae4b016f3789737ae

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/05/16/gay-pastor-who-sued-whole-foods-for-writing-slur-on-his-cake-finally-admits-he-made-it-all-up/


http://www.patheos.com/blogs/dispatches/2016/05/15/pastor-makes-up-story-of-how-he-vanquished-the-atheists/

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/05/16/school-teaching-creationism-with-video-from-islamic-sex-cult.html

Unlocking the Mystery of Life Part 1:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85q8y-z9Cyk

Part 2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyGgkShTZvU




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TSP 60: Best Week Ever

After months of being away Anthony has his second coming and joins us for our 60th episode. We discuss a blog post from 2014 about things about atheist that make Christians jealous. We also talk about Mormons, and arranged marriages in America.

 

http://www.atheistrepublic.com/blog/deandrasek/8-reasons-believers-hate-atheists

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/05/catholic-woman-fired-after-refusing-to-take-scientology-courses-at-alkalized-water-company-lawsuit/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6udew9axmdM

http://deadstate.org/duggar-linked-groups-event-that-planned-arranged-teen-marriages-is-banned-for-human-trafficking/

 



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TSP 59: Worst Week Ever

Amanda starts by talking about what a crappy week she has had while Chad tries to keep her silent by not turning on her mic. We discuss a Shooting in a church and a few other lighter topics.

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2052706-churchgoer-fatally-shot-in-pennsylvania-after-fight-over-seat

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/28/defying-in-god-we-trust-trend-arkansas-police-department-puts-we-the-people-on-all-vehicles/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/laughingindisbelief/2016/04/iceland-declares-christianity-a-public-health-hazard/

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/utah-governor-gary-herbert-declare-porn-public-health-hazard-n558286?cid=sm_fb



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TSP 58: HB2 and Facebook Drama

Chad speaks, at great length, about how he has taken heat forsupporting the LGBT community from people on Facebook and thefallout from that. We also discuss a few other small randomtopics.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/dads-epic-takedown-anti-trans-174200679.html



http://www.advocate.com/people/2016/4/18/17-antigay-leaders-exposed-gay-or-bi



https://www.rawstory.com/2016/04/court-smacks-down-kansas-christians-for-labeling-evolution-a-religion-to-force-school-ban/



http://www.vox.com/2016/4/27/11518364/oxford-alabama-transgender-criminal



http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/28/this-twitter-bot-replaces-every-instance-of-god-in-joel-osteens-tweets-with-your-dick




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TSP57: Pastafarian Weddings

We start off with talking about wearing the same clothes on accident to things. But then we talk about religious freedom laws, again, Katy Perry is trying to buy an old convent and the first Pastafarian Wedding.

 

http://theslot.jezebel.com/louisiana-gov-signs-order-barring-discrimination-again-1770758907?

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/04/16/474510676/holy-macaroni-welcome-to-the-first-ever-official-pastafarian-wedding

 

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2016/04/14/3769357/what-happens-when-religious-liberty-meets-the-flying-spaghetti-monster/

http://www.adweek.com/galleycat/tennessee-governor-rejects-the-bible-as-states-official-book/119105

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-katy-perry-nuns-convent-los-feliz-20160413-story.html

 

www.nelliemckay.com



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Amanda talks about the Women's Rights Rally she attended at the Indiana State Capital building. Chad wraps up the Downed Tree Story trilogy. We discuss Ted Cruz's so called war against dildos and a guy that says female masturbation is a “Direct Path to Satan”

http://www.aclu-in.org/news/36-news-with-photos/401-aclu-of-indiana-planned-parenthood-challenge-anti-abortion-measure



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mack-major-masturbation-satan_us_570c47cae4b01422324a02ee?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063



http://theslot.jezebel.com/are-you-surprised-that-ted-cruz-once-fought-passionatel-1770700585?utm_campaign=socialflow_jezebel_facebook&utm_source=jezebel_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow



https://twitter.com/clmazin/status/720259227067920385



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TSP 55: A Plague of Bees

 

Apparently the biblical plagues are starting up again in the form of bees at a mosque in Arizona. We also discuss Christian teachers molesting kids, Atheists being hacked to death, and old orthodox Jewish men making women move seats on a jet.

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/2012053-thousands-of-bees-attack-people-at-arizona-mosque/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=Postcron.com


http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/04/04/christian-school-principal-jailed-for-child-rape.html



http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/04/antonin-scalia-school-renamed-due-to-acronym.html

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/04/07/473347159/atheist-law-student-hacked-to-death-in-bangladesh?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20160407

 

http://www.centerforinquiry.net/blogs/entry/ultra-orthodox_airlines_why_did_she_have_to_move/



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TSP 54: Namaste Ya'll

Chad and Amanda discuss The word Namaste being banned from a school in Georgia, A billboard targeting the Ark theme Park, Canadian ministers, and a pot producing preacher in Indiana. Of course there is lots of other tangents thrown in there because, hey look who's talking here.

 

http://www.rawstory.com/2016/03/atheist-group-plans-genocide-and-incest-park-billboard-campaign-to-troll-creationist-ark/

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/03/24/school-bans-namaste-apologizes-yoga/82237318/



http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/atheist-minister-on-canadians-leaving-religion-behind-1.2844385



http://fox59.com/2016/03/30/indianapolis-pastor-pleads-guilty-to-producing-100-tons-of-drugs/




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TSP 53: Recovering from religion and Amanda's Soapbox issue

Chad and Amanda discuss several topics including a girl that escaped religion and is getting help with it, A gay Jesus impersonator, and Amanda gets riled up about women's rights in Indiana and an upcoming rally that she hopes to go to. Chad might officiate a wedding.

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/easter-2016-jesus-actor-banned-sunday-parade-too-gay-a6951791.html

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/06/peace-on-earth-atheism

http://www.marieclaire.com/culture/a19500/stopped-going-to-conservative-church-family/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/03/25/doctors-respond-to-indiana-banning-abortions-because-of-down-syndrome/



http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/28/us/georgia-north-carolina-lgbt-bills/index.html?sr=fbCNN032816georgia-north-carolina-lgbt-bills0249PMStoryLink&linkId=22780234

www.dudeism.com


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