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Freethought Radio

A weekly show by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Slightly irreverent views, news, music and interviews.

Dec 30, 2006

Evolutionary psychologist and bestselling author Steven Pinker ("The Blank Slate") will talk about his atheism, hypothesize about why religion exists and discuss his books. The show includes a look at the unorthodox Robert Burns, author of "Auld Lang Syne." Theocracy Alert looks at the practice of swearing in...


Dec 23, 2006

Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Natalie Angier of the New York Times, a self-professed "lonely atheist" and bestselling author, will be the guest on Freethought Radio. Also debuting on the show will be a new song by poet Philip Appleman, "Intelligent? Design?" arranged and performed by Dan Barker. The show...


Dec 16, 2006

The theme of Saturday's Freethought Radio is the Winter Solstice, and it will feature an interview with Tom Flynn, author of "The Trouble with Christmas," and the song, "Solstice Tribute," by Dan Barker. As Freethought Radio's solstice treat for listeners, the show will broadcast an excerpt from Julia Sweeney's...


Dec 9, 2006

Features an interview with Steve Benson, Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoonist for the Arizona Republic, and Mormon-turned-atheist. It is co-hosted by Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor, who are co-presidents of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The hosts will also discuss the Foundation's annual Winter...


Dec 7, 2006

Features an interview with Prof. Daniel C. Dennett, eminent Tufts University philosopher and author of the new book explaining the natural phenomenon of religion, Breaking the Spell. The show will also excerpt a short highlight of Nobel Laureate Steven Weinberg's recent talk urging other scientists at the...