Atheist Alliance International Podcast

Updated: 22 Feb 2024 • 50 episodes
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Atheist Alliance International Podcast with Jason Sylvester opens a window on the world of Atheism, Secularism and Humanism.

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Dexter Morgan, an atheist blogger & activist from Afghanistan joins us to tell his story of interrogation by the Taliban, fleeing to Pakistan, paying off officials for visas, and his final journey to freedom & a new life in Australia. You can find Dexter & fellow Ex-Muslim content on: https://www.tiktok.com/@dexter.mor

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David Silverman joins us to discuss Ayaan Hirsi Ali's recent claims of Christian conversion and the Israel-Palestine conflict, particularly around 'woke Jews' supporting Hamas, and the increase in antisemitism. David's Twitter: https://twitter.com/MrAtheistPants Two of the Israeli journalists' Twitter accounts mentione

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Prof Blankholm teaches atheism in the Faculty of Religious Studies UC Santa Barbara joins us to discuss his work & the growth of secularism in the United States, and the history of atheism across the millennia. We also touch on Jordan Peterson's claims about atheists abandoning Judeo-Christian ethics and his dire warni

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Prof. Drake joins us to discuss Constantine the Great, his conversion to Christianity, his 'vision of the cross', his role as Pontifex Maximus, calling the Council of Nicaea with his desire for consensus, and the intolerance of Christian bishops of whom Constantine wrote: 'do nothing but that which encouraged discord a

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Hugo Estrella, AAI's new Directory of Advocacy, joins us to talk about his life growing up atheist in Argentina during a dictatorship with which the Catholic Church was complicit, Argentina's upcoming election with a swing to the far right, and his work fighting for freedom from religious privilege around the world. Li

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Dr. Blackmore studies memetics and consciousness, who joins us to discuss how illusions of consciousness play into perceptions of the mystical and supernatural, near-death and out-of-body experiences, and how recent advances in neurobiology are unlocking the biochemistry of the 'god spot' phenomenon in human brains. Dr

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