The Humanist Hour #72: the Reason Rally

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Experience the Reason Rally, the largest gathering of the secular movement in the world: Author and blogger Greta Christina tells us why she is angry, Taslima Nasrin describes her experience of fighting for secularism in a country from which she has been exiled, Mythbuster Adam Savage describes his definition of reason, with Australian musicians Tim Minchin and Shelley Segal. [Read more...]

The Humanist Hour #71: On Location in Cranston, Rhode Island

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Jes Constantine heads to Cranston, RI to hear the local residents, students, and teachers voice their opinion about the Cranston High School West prayer banner. Also, listen to Ellery Schempp tell the story of his landmark US Supreme Court case from over 50 years ago, ruling government sanctioned prayer unconstitutional. [Read more...]

The Humanist Hour #70: Humanist Community Project at Harvard

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Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel speak with Harvard University’s Humanist Chaplain, Greg Epstein, about the Humanist Community Project. Plus, hear a followup interview with Dr. Darrel Ray about his new book: Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality. [Read more...]

The Humanist Hour #69: Freethought Mixtape

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Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel interview satirical musician Roy Zimmerman, Australian freethought singer / songwriter Shelley Segal, and rational rocker Bruce Harris from Words Such As Burn, about their experience as atheist artists in the music industry. [Read more...]

The Humanist Hour #68: Serving the Humanist Community

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Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel interview Rabbi Binyamin Biber about his services to the community as a Humanist Celebrant and Humanist Chaplain at American University. Also, we highlight the AHA’s recent “Naughty” Awareness Campaign, aimed to raise awareness of discrimination against nonbelievers in America. [Read more...]

The Humanist Hour #67: Reason Rally

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Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel interview American Atheists’ president, David Silverman, about the largest secular event in world history-Reason Rally. Jes and Todd also discuss a listener comment about the proposed personhood amendment. [Read more...]

The Humanist Hour #66: Steve Wozniak and American teenage atheists

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Todd Stiefel interviews Apple’s Co-Founder, author, and the 2011 recipient of the American Humanist Association’s Isaac Asimov Science award, Steve Wozniak about the importance of skepticism in today’s youth. Also, hear about the experience of two American teenagers who are out as atheists. [Read more...]

The Humanist Hour #65: the Friendly Atheist

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Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel talk to Hemant Mehta, the friendly atheist, about his activism in the freethought movement. Hemant also gives Jes and Todd a brief public speaking lesson and pop quiz. Plus, learn about the latest news with Rock Beyond Belief and the Reason Rally! [Read more...]

The Humanist Hour #64: Matthew Chapman and The Ledge

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A new episode of the Humanist Hour is available for listening. Keep reading to find out about the guests on this month’s show. In this month’s  podcast, Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel interview writer, director, and producer, Matthew Chapman about the release of his film, The Ledge and also Science Debate 2012. Matthew Chapman Matthew Chapman [Read More...]

The Humanist Hour #63: Sex and Secularism

Jes Constantine and Todd Stiefel interview organizational psychologist, Dr. Darrell Ray, about his recent empirical study, called Sex and Secularism: What Happens When You Leave Religion? Also, listen to an interview with movie writer and producer, Matthew Chapman about his upcoming film, The Ledge. This episode contains explicit content and listener discretion is advised. [Read more...]


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