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Thank God I'm Atheist

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Frank and Dan's off-the-cuff conversations focus on current events cast through the lens of their shared atheism. Episodes include a rundown of six news stories from the prior week, and the show occasionally features interviews with writers, thinkers, and leaders in the atheist community. As former Mormons, the hosts provide insight into the often misunderstood religious minority.

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Frank and Dan's off-the-cuff conversations focus on current events cast through the lens of their shared atheism. Episodes include a rundown of six news stories from the prior week, and the show occasionally features interviews with writers, thinkers, and leaders in the atheist community. As former Mormons, the hosts provide insight into the often misunderstood religious minority.

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Love it!

By nit1374 - Nov 07 2019
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Makes me want to be an atheist!

The best

By nickanderhoey - Sep 04 2019
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The opening music is a great intro to a great show!

iTunes Ratings

1340 Ratings
Average Ratings
1223
29
13
5
70

Love it!

By nit1374 - Nov 07 2019
Read more
Makes me want to be an atheist!

The best

By nickanderhoey - Sep 04 2019
Read more
The opening music is a great intro to a great show!

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Thank God I'm Atheist

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Frank and Dan's off-the-cuff conversations focus on current events cast through the lens of their shared atheism. Episodes include a rundown of six news stories from the prior week, and the show occasionally features interviews with writers, thinkers, and leaders in the atheist community. As former Mormons, the hosts provide insight into the often misunderstood religious minority.

Rank #1: Harmful Beliefs

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Frank and Dan discuss the weeks news and muse about the harmful beliefs they grew up with.

Nov 02 2019

1hr 30mins

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Rank #2: "Lost at Sea" #92

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Brains of dying mice reveal details about near death experiences, PBS set to air series on Islam’s Muhammad, unable to focus on sermons church goers turn to e-devices, court orders child’s name changed, archbishop rejects persecution, Switzerland changes national anthem, and family lost at sea doesn’t find God.

Aug 17 2013

1hr 14mins

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Rank #3: "Muslims in Space" #119

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Adam guest hosts with Frank: Denmark bans religious animal slaughter, Utah lawmaker claims atmosphere needs more carbon-dioxide, snake handling preacher dies from snake bite, movie about the rapture, fatwa issued warning Muslims about living on Mars, fired pharmacist sues Walgreens for religious discrimination, and a review of HBO’s “Questioning Darwin.”

Feb 23 2014

1hr 34mins

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Rank #4: "Praying To Walls" #77

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Britons trust Google as much as “the church” (meaning not very much), US Muslims more moderate than Muslims worldwide, atheist’s hold “National Day of Reason”, blasphemers punished in Malta, women praying at the wailing wall, atheist pamphlets in Florida school, and this week in gayness.

May 04 2013

1hr 13mins

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Rank #5: Lamanites #248

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Louisiana flood exposes hypocrisy, Lutherans want to reconcile with Rome, gay bashing, Pokemon Go linked to demonic plot, the Norwegian Church loses members thanks to online registration, prayer and religion banned at Chinese hospitals and four ‘lamanites’ sue LDS Church.

Aug 22 2016

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Rank #6: Freedom From Religion #368

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Growing number of Americans don’t care about Christ being in Christmas, China’s forced labor camps, atheist couple causes stir at pre-school, some cases of cancer have a meaning, Republican muslims in Texas face other Republicans, some sex abuse isn’t Christian, and Andrew Seidel from the Freedom From Religion Foundation joins us to chat about their work.

Dec 22 2018

1hr 21mins

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Rank #7: Memories #350

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LDS Church doubles down on anti-gay policies, the story of a transgender youth in Oklahoma, Jeff Sessions, Batman is an atheist, Labor Department creates faith based exemptions for contractors, Pittsburgh priests who ran child ring, and a stroll down memory lane with Frank and Dan.

Aug 18 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #8: "The Littlest Disciple" #115

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Conservative protestants and their contagious divorces, “Tiger Mom” writes book about why Mormons and Jews are more socioeconomically successful, Louisiana parents sue school district, Indonesian President discusses a belief of his, conservative UK lawmaker gets kicked out of his party for saying something his American counterpart would have been praised for, a nun in Italy gives birth, and an example of how the Mormon Church exerts its control over the Utah State Legislature.

Jan 24 2014

1hr 25mins

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Rank #9: "I Haz Oil Company" #125

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Mazoh shortage in Nepal just prior to Passover, Saudi Arabia labels atheists as terrorists, Pope Francis calls marriage between a man and a woman an “icon of God’s love,” Mississippians are finally free to practice their religion, South Carolina lawmakers fight over state fossil, World Vision tries offering benefits to same-sex couples, and Frank found his patriarchal blessing in his basement and now wants to talk about it.

Apr 05 2014

1hr 37mins

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Rank #10: God's Chosen People #264

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Vatican repeats itself about gay priests, German court rules that Muslim girls must take swimming class, Marriott makes big decision about the Bible, the world’s largest nativity, the world is ending (again), Orthodox rabbis and converting to Judaism, and neuroscientist Michael Ferguson joins us to talk about faith and the brain.

Dec 12 2016

1hr 27mins

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Rank #11: "Good Riddance" #123

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Louisiana man wants to make Bible the official state book, scientific proof of the Bible, photos of Mormon women leaders on display for the first time in the LDS Conference Center, Salvation Army forced to pay damages to former employees, Mark Driscoll apologizes, Muslim family kicked out of Empire State Building for praying, and Fred Phelps of “God Hates Fags” fame dies.

Mar 22 2014

1hr 28mins

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Rank #12: Tax Exempt #267

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Neo-nazis plan march in Montana, the family that prays together gets their SUV stolen, US military extends religious accommodations, then there were two (Shakers left in the world), LDS Church growth rate drops in US, Church of Norway status changes, and we talk with Fred Karger who is currently fighting to end the Mormon Church’s tax exempt status. Support us on Patreon.

Jan 09 2017

1hr 28mins

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Rank #13: "Mormon Family Tree" #84

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Crucifixion images no longer command auction prices, conservative moms slam Kraft over “zesty guy” ad campaign, atheist woman being denied citizenship because her morality doesn’t come from religion, pagan Oklahoma license plates, religious leaders arrested, masturbating fetuses, and the vast number of Mormon denominations you’ve never heard of.

Jun 22 2013

1hr 39mins

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Rank #14: Tell the World #369

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Germany considers "Mosque Tax," Americans trust in clergy at all time low, a fake Catholic priest in Spain, Ukrainian Orthodox schism, temple in India loses its priests, Project Blitz lays out its priorities for 2019, and a goal for all of us.

Dec 30 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #15: Quiverfull #320

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Fasting to save Trump, West Virginia wants to add Bible to curriculum, new study shows “Muslim Ban” may have prompted more acceptance of Islam in America, two Utahns ritually abuse children in name of religion, UK clergy unionize, Canada enforces Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and how full is my quiver!

Jan 18 2018

1hr 16mins

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Rank #16: Prophets for Profit #319

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The New York Times runs an honest obituary about Thomas Monson and the mormons don’t like it, Supreme Court doesn’t take anti-gay Mississippi case, ten commandments monument erected at shopping mall, schism in Mennonite world, lawyers for Kansas assholes want more assholes on jury, school lunch woes in France, and the mechanics of choosing a new LDS prophet.

Jan 11 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #17: Mormon Predictions #377

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Souther Baptists face clergy abuse, (Dis)United Methodists, Portland passes a new anti-discrimination law, Catholics test credit card machines, Vatican looks at unbelief, researchers look into Shroud of Turin, and our predictions for the LDS Church.

Feb 23 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #18: "Would You Believe If You Could?" #89

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Comic-Con and street preachers, the Church of England and payday lenders, the GOP and welcoming diversity, Schindler’s List: The Original, godless church, and Buddhism vs. Islam.

Jul 26 2013

1hr 38mins

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Rank #19: Forgiving Yourself

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Anti-LGBTQ preacher banned from another country, Halloween tips for Christians, God as clown, too many Americans believe in ghosts, baptists talking smack on baptists, new poll on religious affiliation in America, and a discussion about forgiving yourself vs. being let off the hook.

Oct 26 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #20: Crappy New Year! #266

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Scientology takes aim at A&E, NYPD makes accommodations to Sikh and Muslim officers, the Utah Secular Caucus takes form, pope on the run buys new shoes, MoTab member resigns over Trump inauguration, soccer and witches, and was 2016 really as bad as we’re all making it out to be? Yes, maybe it was, but let’s also remember that Scalia died, and that was pretty awesome.

Jan 02 2017

1hr 5mins

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