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Why Can’t We Be Friends: Part 4 – Mad Respect for Kiwi57

Minisode

Posted May 10th, 2017

Are Mormon Priesthood holders really more powerful than Jesus?  Are Mormons really even Christians?  Listen in as Glenn responds to some very intelligent, articulate, critical comments recently made on the IOT website by faithful believing Mormon listener Kiwi57.

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The New Atheist Guide to Not Being a Total A$shole – Episode 6: Belief

Listener Essay

Posted October 21st, 2016

 In this, the sixth episode of the NAG, join Sage and fellow ‘nobody’ Drew as they explore the concepts of belief, wonder and spirituality as Atheists.  They’ll ask poignant questions such as ‘What is the ultimate truth of the universe?’ not so poignant questions like ‘Do animals believe in god?’ and even questions no one thought to ask like ‘Can you worship a magic motorcycle?’  Enjoy!
Featured tracks:  Cover of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ by Holly Henry, Carl Sagan’s ‘Pale Blue Dot’ accompanied by Ludovico Einaudi’s “The Earth Prelude”

Froback Friday – Religulous and Kumare

Review

Posted October 9th, 2015

The Infants review two movies about belief: Bill Mahr’s “Religulous” and Vikram Gandhi’s “Kumare.”

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Free Will

Panel Discussion

Posted March 1st, 2015

Can people really choose what they believe?  Are any of us really “free” to choose anything at all?   We don’t know.  But we’re going to talk about it anyway.

So listen in as Randy, Jake, Glenn, John Hamer and El Tom Perry (aka “the Tom”) dance around and around in word circles. Cuz they are fun word circles. They just are.

The Sam Harris lecture on Free Will can be found here.

The Christmas Jesus and stuff

Panel Discussion

Posted December 21st, 2014

John Hamer stops by again to talk about the Historical Jesus with Glenn, Allison, and Bob.

Of course we talk about other stuff, too, like belief, and Bob’s endless fascination with Hamer’s “you-say-you’re-a-Christian-Pastor-but-you-don’t-sound-like-a-Christian-Pastor what can I do with this lamb in lamb’s clothing” thing.

And oh yeah, we talk about Christmas a little bit, too, and ask the question, “do you really need to throw the baby Jesus out with all of the mythological bathwater?”

(Answer: No.  No, you don’t.)

Taxicab Confessional

Minisode

Posted July 16th, 2014

Glenn shares a few minor epiphanies realized today in a Taxicab with some co-workers in Tokyo.

Making Sense

Panel Discussion

Posted April 28th, 2014

What does it mean for something to “make sense” and how exactly does one navigate the waters between our thoughts, and feelings, and beliefs? Well, I suppose we could give you the answer right here in this little episode teaser blurb thingy, but then why would you listen?

An Open Invitation

Panel Discussion

Posted September 17th, 2013

Would you like to add your voice to our podcast? Several of you have said that you would. Today’s episode is dedicated to you as Tom, Randy, and Glenn discuss a hodge-podge of subjects. You won’t want to miss Tom’s biggest fantasy!

Belief-umentary: Religulous vs. Kumare

Panel Discussion

Posted September 10th, 2013

The full quorum (Bob, Glenn, Jesse, Matt, Randy, & Tom) gets together to review, discuss, and compare two movies that both try to tackle the topic of organized religion: Religulous and Kumare. They are both available via Netflix streaming, but you don’t need to see either movie to follow the discussion.

Navel Gazing

Panel Discussion

Posted September 3rd, 2013

The full quorum (Bob, Glenn, Jesse, Matt, Randy, & Tom) gets together to discuss the first year of Infants on Thrones. They start with a panel discussion to review listener feedback followed by an update from each as to where they stand with the Mormon Church.