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The Atheist Experience

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Rank #141 in Religion & Spirituality category

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The Atheist Experience is a weekly show in Austin, Texas geared at a non-atheist and atheist audience. The Atheist Experience is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin.The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop and support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing and friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of state-church separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists and to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals.We define atheism as the lack of belief in gods. This definition also encompasses what most people call agnosticism.

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The Atheist Experience is a weekly show in Austin, Texas geared at a non-atheist and atheist audience. The Atheist Experience is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin.The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop and support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing and friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of state-church separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists and to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals.We define atheism as the lack of belief in gods. This definition also encompasses what most people call agnosticism.

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Love Matt’s Way of Getting Through to People!

By iapsofkdbabaiskrnsnakajsjjed - Sep 28 2019
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Matt is a true leader. His passion and knowledge is unparalleled.

The Front Lines

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These people are out on the front lines, defending against the yoke of theocracy.

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1685 Ratings
Average Ratings
1485
67
32
24
77

Love Matt’s Way of Getting Through to People!

By iapsofkdbabaiskrnsnakajsjjed - Sep 28 2019
Read more
Matt is a true leader. His passion and knowledge is unparalleled.

The Front Lines

By ObaidK - Sep 11 2019
Read more
These people are out on the front lines, defending against the yoke of theocracy.

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The Atheist Experience

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The Atheist Experience is a weekly show in Austin, Texas geared at a non-atheist and atheist audience. The Atheist Experience is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin.The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop and support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing and friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of state-church separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists and to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals.We define atheism as the lack of belief in gods. This definition also encompasses what most people call agnosticism.

Rank #1: #21.40: Church Bailouts

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Matt Dillahunty and Don Baker. Church Bailouts. Don discusses that churches asking for bailouts after hurricane Harvey is just another failure of Christianity.

Oct 16 2017

1hr 32mins

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Rank #2: #785: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Martin Wagner. Viewer Calls. Matt and Martin take viewer calls.

Oct 29 2012

58mins

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Rank #3: #880: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Tracie Harris. Viewer Calls. Matt and Tracie take viewer calls.

Aug 25 2014

58mins

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Rank #4: Atheist Experience 23.45 2019-10-27 with Matt Dillahunty & Don Baker

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The Atheist Experience 23.45 for 2019-10-27 with Matt Dillahunty & Don Baker

SHOW TIME-STAMPS

00:09:00 Jerry - MN - Questioning the end of life of a religious relative
00:19:00 Christian - Denmark - Is it immoral to have children if you believe they’ll end up in Hell?
00:36:00 Nick - OK - How to encourage a thriving atheist community in your area
00:52:00 John - GA - Could the universe really have happened by random chance?
01:07:00 Maurice - TX - Is death really and truly the end?
01:20:27 Jamie - AR - Troubled with honoring her atheist daughter’s last wishes.
01:37:22 Mike - AZ - Why did you choose Atheism over Agnosticism
01:40:12 Gman - NJ - Has proof that god exists, and no he doesn’t really.

SHOW NOTES
In this episode of the Atheist Experience, Matt Dillahunty is joined by the most fabulous Don Baker! We begin this episode with Don’s failures. This week’s topic is: Soul scams used by religions. For those following along, this is topic #68.

Afterwards, they begin taking calls. The first caller is Jerry from Minnesota. He would like to talk about how to approach a religious relative’s end of life beliefs. As someone close to death, she may be embracing religion out of fear, perhaps a gentle touch is a good idea.

The next caller, Christian from Denmark would like to discuss the idea that it is immoral to have children and believe they might end up in Hell. Listen in and find out how Matt and Don approach this idea!

The following caller named Nick from Oklahoma wants to talk about his atheist group and best practices to encouraging and revitalizing a thriving atheist community.
The next caller in the queue is John from Georgia wanting to discuss if the universe really could have happened by random chance and probability. Tune in to hear Matt’s explanation and debunking yet another ad-hoc rationalization.

Next up, Maurice in Texas is asking about using circumstantial evidence to prove the existence of the afterlife and therefore God. Tune in and find out if the evidence provided is good enough for Matt and Don!

Afterward, Jamie from Arkansas talks about how to truly honor her daughter’s wishes in death, Jamie is a Christian and her dying daughter is an atheist. This is something worth listening to as well as visiting Grief beyond Belief: http://griefbeyondbelief.org/

Subsequently, Mike in Arizona discusses why we chose atheism over agnosticism. Guess what Mike, they are not mutually exclusive nor are they absolute as you claim. One is about belief and the other is about knowledge. That was a short call.

Finally, Gman from Arizona has proof a god exists. Go ahead and prove it and don’t use circular arguments or rationalizations. We're still waiting… annnnddd.. you’re done!

Oct 28 2019

1hr 34mins

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Rank #5: #941: Who is going to hell?

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Matt Dillahunty and Don Baker. Who is going to hell?. Don talks about the majority of Christians who are going to hell.

Oct 26 2015

1hr 5mins

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Rank #6: #918: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and John Iacoletti. Viewer Calls. Matt and John take callers.

May 18 2015

58mins

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Rank #7: #20.40: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and John Iacoletti. Viewer Calls. Matt and John take callers.

Oct 10 2016

1hr 34mins

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Rank #8: #21.29: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Tracie Harris. Viewer Calls. Matt and Tracie take viewer calls.

Jul 24 2017

1hr 48mins

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Rank #9: #823: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Martin Wagner. Viewer Calls. Matt and Martin take viewer calls.

Jul 22 2013

58mins

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Rank #10: #826: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Jeff Dee. Viewer Calls. Matt and Jeff take callers.

Aug 12 2013

58mins

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Rank #11: #22.16 with Matt Dillahunty and Jen Peeples

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Matt Dillahunty and Jen Peeples. American Atheists Firing. Matt urges patience with waiting on details of the American Atheists firing of Dave Silverman.

Apr 23 2018

1hr 35mins

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Rank #12: #891: Slavery

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Matt Dillahunty and Don Baker. Slavery. Don and Matt discuss the failure of slavery.

Nov 10 2014

58mins

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Rank #13: #20.47: Troubling Theology

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Matt Dillahunty and Don Baker. Troubling Theology. Don and Matt discuss some troubling theological questions and athests' responses to them.

Nov 28 2016

1hr 39mins

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Rank #14: #20.41: Humanism

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Matt Dillahunty with guest Ed Brayton. Humanism. Comedian and blogger Ed Brayton joins Matt as a guest.

Oct 17 2016

1hr 32mins

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Rank #15: #930: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and John Iacoletti. Viewer Calls. Matt and John take callers via Skype.

Aug 10 2015

1hr 10mins

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Rank #16: #22.09: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Jamie. Viewer Calls. 202302 Jamie, from Talk Heathen, co-hosts.

Mar 12 2018

1hr 53mins

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Rank #17: #839: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Martin Wagner. Viewer Calls. Matt and Martin take viewer calls.

Nov 11 2013

57mins

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Rank #18: #931: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Tracie Harris. Viewer Calls. Matt and Tracie take callers.

Aug 17 2015

1hr 18mins

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Rank #19: #21.08: Viewer Calls

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Matt Dillahunty and Tracie Harris. Viewer Calls. After a recap of Matt's recent debate, Matt and Tracie take callers.

Feb 27 2017

1hr 35mins

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Rank #20: #20.22: Talking to Kids about Death

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Matt Dillahunty and Jen Peeples. Talking to Kids about Death. Jenn discusses how to talk to your kids about death and dying without religious claptrap.

Jun 06 2016

1hr 36mins

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