The New Atheist’s Guide to Not Being a Total Asshole: Episode 9 (Love)

Listener Essay

Posted March 17th, 2017

It’s the second to last episode of season 1 of the NAG and love is in the air… which is pretty convenient ‘cause that’s what this episode is all about! Join Sage and his lovely wife Rachel (on her infants debut) as they talk about how their love has changed over 14 years of marriage, 2 kids, and one whopper of a faith transition.

Echo Chambers

Panel Discussion

Posted March 14th, 2017

Is there an echo in here?

Facebook posts. Podcast listeners. Church groups. Political affiliation. Echo chambers are definitely all around us. Glenn, Scott, and Matt each discuss their own thoughts on these Echo Chambers at the Phoenix Sunstone conference. Recorded on Saturday March 11, 2017.

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The First Vision

Panel Discussion

Posted March 12th, 2017

Last weekend, the Church released a new and improved video depiction of the First Vision that claimed to incorporate the various accounts Joseph Smith gave to “provide additional perspectives and insights into this remarkable event.” Glenn, Matt, Randy, Bob, and Jake decide to do a bit of remarking themselves.

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Froback Friday – Book of Abraham Smackdown

Smackdown

Posted March 9th, 2017

Travel back in time to August 2014 for one of our first smackdown episodes as Jake, Bob, Randy, Scott, and Glenn discuss the then-recent essay on The Book of Abraham from LDS.org.

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The Righteous Mind

Panel Discussion

Posted March 5th, 2017

Heather, Glenn, and Jake team up for some good old-fashion infant shenanigans as they discuss Jonathan Haidt’s 2012 book on moral foundations theory, The Righteous Mind.

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Evaluating Evidence: Trump Dossier Ep. 4 – Cyber Crime, Crimea, and China

Smackdown

Posted March 3rd, 2017

Scott, Matt, and Glenn read the next two portions of the Trump Dossier that deal with Russian cyber crime, and Paul Manafort’s role in softening the Republican National Committee’s platform on Crimea.

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Evaluating Evidence: Trump Dossier Ep. 3 – Let the Smackdown Begin

Smackdown

Posted February 28th, 2017

Scott, Matt, and Glenn begin reading from the Trump Dossier.  You know… Infant Smackdown style.  The text is linked below if you want to read along.  And don’t skip the easter egg at the end of this episode.  Unless you just really really want to.

 

 

https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3259984-Trump-Intelligence-Allegations.html

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Evaluating Evidence: Trump Dossier Ep. 2 – Infants Disclaimer

Panel Discussion

Posted February 26th, 2017

What is “fake news?”  Scott, Matt, Jake, Bob and Glenn discuss whether or not evaluating the Trump Dossier is a good idea.  Let us know your opinions on the website.

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Of Whip Its and Weed: A Wonderful Doctor’s Wise Words of Wizardly Warning

Interview

Posted February 23rd, 2017

Matt, Jake, and Scott talk to Dr. Josh Britt about the pros and cons of medical marijuana and the practice of doing “whip its.”

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Evaluating Evidence: Deconstructing the Trump Dossier – Part 1

Minisode

Posted February 19th, 2017

What is the difference between “fake news” and “real news?”  What is the impact of “alternative facts?”  Is there really anything to this buzzfeed-leaked Dossier about Trump’s alleged connections with Russia?  What is believable?  What is not believable?  Scott takes religion out from under the microscope and replaces it with politics in this introduction to a new smackdown series for Infants on Thrones.  More to come.