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The Science Enthusiast Podcast

Just the right amount of not-a-science-podcast! Hosts Dan Broadbent and Natalie Newell talk about skepticism, religion, and politics as they relate to science, medicine, and rational thought.
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Mar 29, 2017

The Science Enthusiast Podcast!

Just the right amount of not-a-science-podcast! It's not the worst, but thank you for listening (and we're sorry?)!

Hosts: Natalie Newell (Skeptical Parenting) and Dan Broadbent (A Science Enthusiast)!

Follow the podcast on Youtube at http://bit.ly/SciEnthusiastPodcast!

Sponsor: Ken Ham. Because Ken Ham.
Here’s a link to the FB post Dan talked about: https://www.facebook.com/aScienceEnthusiast/photos/a.475346705827113.120684.475335342494916/1593480944013678
(YOU can sponsor the show at patreon [http://patreon.com/tSEpodcast] or by buying some merch at aScienceEnthusiast.com/store!)

God of the week: A story (as always, but this time told by Nat)

Interview: Tonight we are thrilled to be joined by Kevin Davis, the founder of Young Skeptics and the head writer of Secular Voices for Patheos. Kevin is also the author of Understanding an Atheist: A Practical Guide to Relating to Nonbelievers (Get it at http://amzn.to/2oeDlRJ). Kevin’s activism is focused on attacking the social stigma that accompanies being openly nonreligious, as well as advocating for children against the harms that aggressive indoctrination can cause.

Relevant links:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/secularvoices/author/kdavis/
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/secularvoices/2017/02/20/child-evangelism-fellowship-isnt-hiding-anti-science/
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/02/21/in-response-to-christian-group-atheists-begin-young-skeptics-club-at-ca-elementary-school/
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/secularvoices/2017/02/10/stop-suggesting-school-satan-clubs-answer-good-news-club/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Good_News_Club_v._Milford_Central_School

Follow Kevin:
https://twitter.com/YoungSkeptics
https://www.facebook.com/SecularVoicesOrg
https://www.facebook.com/YoungSkepticsClub

Why we love the internet: Because our favorite FFRF attorney, Andrew Seidel, continues to come on our show! He talked to us about the FFRF’s newest commercial, shot at Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter!

The commercial: https://youtu.be/1YHUD5-zW5I

Our live video record with Andrew: https://www.facebook.com/aScienceEnthusiast/videos/1594778050550634

Quote of the Week: Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide. (Tom Robbins)

Next week:  Rob Sharkey, aka the Shark Farmer on Twitter (https://twitter.com/sf28430)! He also does *two* podcasts: http://thefarmerandthecitygirl.com/ and http://www.sharkfarmer.libsyn.com!

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The music you heard tonight was written and performed by Adam Johnson, and was used with his permission. You can contact Adam at AdamJohnsonDC@gmail.com.

Have feedback? Suggestions for a topic? Ideas for a new segment? Hate mail? Love letters? Contact us at podcast@aScienceEnthusiast.com!

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