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Ep 528 – A Manual for Creating Atheists, Part 5 – Mormon Missionaries
What happens when a Street Epistemologist sits down to atheist-convert two Mormon Missionaries who have sat down to Mormon-convert him? It’s a wild wacky panel discussion full of laughs and groans and cognitive distortions of all shapes and sizes. Enjoy.
Ep 527 – Jane and Emma the Movie: A Conversation with Screenwriter Melissa Leilani Larson
Glenn and Tom sit down (once again…) with Melissa Leilani Larson to discuss the movie Jane and Emma, showing in select theaters in Utah Oct 12-14, 2018. Go see it if you can!
Lindsay Hanson Park also provides a review of the film, and Glenn includes two bonus easter eggs: 1) an interview with Mel from 9 years ago about her play “Little Happy Secrets” and 2) the audioplay version of “Little Happy Secrets.”
Ep 526 – Sam Young
Matt and Tom sit down with Sam Young to discuss his goals in protecting children, the effectiveness of his approach, and next steps post-excommunication.
Ep 524 – Believing Parents
How do you relate to believing parents when it is clear that you no longer believe in many things that are most important to them? Would you give your believing father a priesthood blessing even after resigning from the Mormon church? Matt and his wife Kristin talk to Tom about the difficulty of connecting and communicating with our believing parents and share a recent example of a challenging but incredibly rewarding act of love. Matt’s “So Many Later’s” Spotify Playslist.
Ep 523 – Smackdown: A Manual for Creating Atheists, Part 4 – RELATIVISM
What is relativism? Is it okay for anyone to believe anything that they want? Where do you draw the line between what is okay to critique and what is off limits? Today Glenn, Matt, Tom, Delany, and Chelsea discuss RELATIVISM.
Ep 522 – Smackdown: The Excommunication Rap
Excommunication is all about love, right? Listen in as Glenn, Tom, Matt, Delany Darko, and Chelsea Shields smack down a video blog from Anti-Mormon Crusader Extraordinaire, Jeremy Goff.
Ep 520 – Smackdown: A Manual for Creating Atheists, Part 2
What is faith? How is it different from hope? What is an atheist? How is that different from an agnostic? Glenn is joined by Delany Darco and Tom Perry to discuss part 2 of Peter Boghossian’s “A Manual for Creating Atheists.”
Ep 519 – Smackdown: A Manual for Creating Atheists, Part 1
Were you ever a Missionary for the Mormon church? Did you ever become an Atheist? Have you ever wanted to become a Missionary for Atheism and talk people out of their faith? Have you ever wondered what an Atheist Missionary discussion handbook would look like? Well, look no more. Today Glenn, Tom, Heather, Randy, and Delany Darco review the first part of Peter Boghossian’s “A Manual for Creating Atheists.” Enjoy.
Ep 513 – Hunger Strike
Matt and Tom discuss the circumstances surrounding Sam Young’s ongoing Hunger Strike, with a focus on their experiences parenting in a post-mormon world.
Ep 508 – Latter Day Infant Missionaries
What happens when two mormon missionaries unknowingly knock on Matt Long’s door? This episode. That’s what.