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The Godless Spellchecker Podcast

The Godless Spellchecker Podcast is an award winning weekly sceptical show in a conversational, interview format hosted by Stephen Knight. We hear from leading public figures as well as people without a public profile that have equally valuable experiences and ideas to share. The goal is to amplify good ideas and scrutinise bad ones. I think we've all learned something here today.
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Jan 14, 2019

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to author and activist Jacy Reese (@JacyReese) about his book ‘The End of Animal Farming’. They delve into the innovations and technology that may change the way we consume and think about meat. Other topics covered include ‘Effective altruism’, annoying vegan tactics, the ‘humane meat’ myth, ‘psychic numbing’, meat alternatives, so-called ‘lab-meat’ (cultured meat), the ‘c’ word (cheese), the problem with PETA, the environment and much, much more!

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Dec 30, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to Saif Ul Malook about his work defending Asia Bibi from charges of blasphemy in Pakistan. Saif had to leave Pakistan for the sake of his safety after Asia Bibi was acquitted of her charges. He talks about the blasphemy law in Pakistan, extremist preachers and what was said to him by a UK politician about Bibi’s hope of asylum there.

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Dec 22, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to controversial YouTuber and political activist Carl Benjamin, AKA Sargon of Akkad. They talk about Carl’s recent ban from funding site ‘Patreon’ for ‘hate speech’ and the resulting fallout elsewhere. Other topics covered include Brexit, UKIP, Islam and more!

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Dec 18, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to filmmaker Jay Shapiro (@Jay_shapiro) about the release of the new documentary ‘Islam and The Future of Tolerance’. The documentary features Maajid Nawaz, Sam Harris and Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Jay will be telling us why he embarked on this project and shares some insight on the collaboration between Nawaz and Harris.

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Nov 29, 2018

Featuring: The Quartering, Tim Pool, Claire Lehmann, Stephen Knight
Moderated by: David Smalley

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Nov 22, 2018

This week on Taking The MythStephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: The release of Aisia Bibi, The Grenfell Tower effigy arrests, Waitrose editor quitting over vegan comments, Astrology, nationalism, patriotism, and much, much more! Also, the ASLAN Awards!

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Nov 13, 2018

This week The #GSPodcast brings you full audio of the Mythcon V panel: How Has The Political Climate Divided The Atheist Community? Featuring: Armoured Skeptic, Jaclyn Glenn, Vadim Newquist (aka, Creationist Cat) David Smalley
Moderated by: Stephen Knight

Watch Stephen Knight debrief the conference on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpUiS7B4rmQ

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Oct 28, 2018

This week on Taking The MythStephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: The Battle of Ideas conference, consent classes, 'rape culture', Rod Liddle’s Sunday Times Comments, Tommy Robinson, Sajid Javid’s ‘Asian paedophiles’ Tweet, Ed Husain and much, much more! Also, the ASLAN Awards!

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Oct 25, 2018

This week The #GSPodcast brings you a panel discussion from The Battle Of Ideas featuring Stephen Knight, Ed Husain, Helen Pluckrose and Simon McCrossan. ‘From Bakers to Burqas: Religious Freedom Today’. Historically, religious freedom was considered an essential right, associated with freedom of conscience, and the eighteenth century saw significant philosophical and practical expansion of the right of individuals to practise different religions as they saw fit. Today, we often see religious freedom pitted against other basic liberties like free speech and gender equality. Can these freedoms coexist? Moderated by Jon O’brien.

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Sep 7, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to Claire Fox (@Fox_Claire). Claire is the author of ‘I Find That Offensive’ and the founder of the Academy Of Ideas. Topics covered include: Debate, the Battle of Ideas conference (battleofideas.org.uk), racism, identity politics, cultural appropriation, Illiberal liberalism, the Boris burka Row, multi-culturalism, Brexit, the ‘Me Too’ movement and much, much more!

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Aug 18, 2018

This week on Taking The MythStephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Tommy Robinson’s successful court appeal, opt-out organ donation for 2020, Westminster ‘Terror’ arrest, Boris Johnson’s Burka comments, Jeremy Corbyn’s wreath Olympics, Alex Jones and Infowars and much, much more! Also, the ASLAN Awards!

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Aug 14, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to writer Coleman Hughes (@ColdXMan). Topics covered include: affirmative action, violent crime, Donald Trump, Charlottesville, racial slurs, diversity, white privilege and much, much more!

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Jul 29, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to host of The Thinking Atheist, Seth Andrews (@SethAndrewsTTA). Topics covered include Christianity, Mega Preachers, Donald Trump, online arguments, British insults, Ghost Stories, the Mythcon controversy, the Intellectual Dark Web and much, much more!

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Jul 25, 2018

This week on Taking The MythStephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: The Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris and Douglas Murray event in London, Richard Dawkins’s comments on the Muslim call to prayer, the ‘free Tommy Robinson’ protests, James Gunn being fired by Disney, Scarlett Johansson’s cancelled trans film, anti-Trump protests and much, much more! Also, the ASLAN Awards!

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Jul 10, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to co-founder of Ex-Muslims Of North America (EXMNA.org), Muhammad Syed (@MoTheAtheist). Muhammad will be telling us all about the upcoming ‘From Islam to Enlightenment’ panel in New York on Sat 21st July. Other topics include de-platforming, Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’, anti-Muslim bigotry, reform and much, much more!

Buy tickets for the panel at http://www.EXMNA.org

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Jun 30, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to comedian and cabaret performer Thom, AKA Vanity Von Glow (@VanityVonGlow). We talk about the controversy and fallout from their appearance at ‘The Day For Freedom’ event. Thom found himself being booted from several venues of employment after sharing a platform with controversial speakers.

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Jun 20, 2018

This week on Taking The MythStephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Jordan Peterson V Matt Dillahunty, Tommy Robinson going to jail for contempt of court, Trump being told he can no longer block people on Twitter, MPs receiving online abuse, the SPLC payout and apology to Maajid Nawaz, Tariq Ramadan arrest, Ryan Bell and much, much more! Also, the ASLAN Awards!

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May 30, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to author and screenwriter Chris Matheson. Chris is the author of the hilarious ‘The Story Of God’ and will be talking about his follow-up ‘The Trouble With God: A Divine Comedy about Judgment (and Misjudgment)’. This time he takes on The Qur’an, Mormonism and Scientology too.
Chris is also the co-screenwriter on the Bill & Ted movies and will be sharing some exclusive details about the upcoming sequel.

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May 24, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to ex-Muslim activist Yasmine Mohmmed (@ConfessionsExMu). Yasmine talks about marrying a member of Al-Qaeda and her escape from that situation and subsequently, Islam. Other topics covered include Islamic reform, tribalism in the Ex-Muslim movement, feminism and her exciting new project ‘Free Hearts, Free Minds’ (FreeHeartsFreeMinds.com).

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May 15, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to Writer and Comedian Andrew Doyle (@AndrewDoyle_com). Andrew is also the co-writer of the satirical character Jonathan Pie. We talk about comedy, Michelle Wolfe, Brexit, feminism, ‘white privilege’ as an argument, Count Dankula, Graham Linehan, meme culture and much, much more!

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Show Notes

Jonathan Pie - President Trump: How & Why... (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLG9g7BcjKs)

Jonathan Pie – It’s a JOKE! (Dankula verdict) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti2bVS40cz0)

Comedy Unleashed (http://www.comedyunleashed.co.uk)

Andrew Doyle In Spiked – The Day For Freedom Was Not a Far-Right Rally (http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/the-day-for-freedom-was-not-a-far-right-rally/21377#.WvsoL5ch02w)

Please make a Muslim hero character, J. J. Abrams. We need it. (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2015/12/17/please-make-a-muslim-hero-character-j-j-abrams-we-need-it/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.8b6f57238f76)

 

Apr 21, 2018

This week on Taking The MythStephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: Allegations against American Atheists’ David Silverman, Enoch Powell, The Nazi Pug Conviction, ‘Punish A Muslim Day’, British ISIS Fighters and much, much more!

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Mar 31, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight speaks to The Professor of Communication at Stanford University, Jeremy Bailenson. Jeremy is the founding director of the Virtual Human Interaction Lab. He’ll be talking about his new book ‘Experience On Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It Can Do'. The future of VR technology is an exciting one. Where will it lead us? How can it help us? And what are some of the concerns?

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Mar 17, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight hosts a Head-to-Head discussion on the issue of male circumcision. Defending the right of parents to circumcise their children is Sociologist and author Frank Furedi (@Furedibyte). Dr Antony Lempert (@Seculant), chair of the Secular Medical Forum will be arguing for the case against the practice.

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Mar 12, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes Josh Zseps (AKA @JoshZepps) to the show. Josh is a radio and TV host from Australia who’s worked across TV and radio in the States. Topics covered include how best to have a conversation, gun control, social media, abortion, ‘the left’, Donald Trump, animal welfare and much, much more!

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Mar 8, 2018

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes Alastair Lichten (@AlastairLichten) to the show. Alastair is the Education Campaigns Officer for the National Secular Society. Topics discussed include faith schools, secularism, Islam, the Secularist Of The Year Awards and more. Get your tickets at http://www.secularism.org.uk/events

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