This week on The Knight Tube, Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes co-founder of Atheists for Liberty Thomas Sheedy (@SheedyThom). They talk about the controversy surrounding Richard Dawkins and the regressive descent of other American atheist groups into intersectional ideology. Where did it all go wrong for American atheism? And what can we do to course-correct?
2:19 Start of interview & About Thomas Sheedy
3:54 The creation of Atheists for Liberty
5:35 Why did the ‘Reason Rally’ fail so badly?
6:48 ‘Elevatorgate’ & the beginning of the end
13:45 Is going woke really hurting these groups?
21:09 American atheist organisations excommunicate Richard Dawkins
24:13 Why is the debate around self-ID and gender forbidden by ‘sceptics’?
29:33 Is far-left secular ideology making religion seem more appealing?
35:26 What atheist issues should we be paying attention to?
38:52 Can Atheists for Liberty claim political neutrality?
42:30 Setting up Atheist for Liberty stalls at conservative conventions
46:52 The rise of ‘Trumpism’ and the Capitol Hill attack
50:58 Is America on a political knife edge?
53:27 Wokeness uniting non-believers and believers in opposition?
59:30 How to support Atheists for Liberty
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Atheists for Liberty: https://www.atheistsforliberty.org/
Stephen Knight blog on Richard Dawkins Controversy: https://www.gspellchecker.com/2021/04/american-atheists-american-humanists-and-the-secular-coalition-join-the-woke-church/
Thomas Sheedy’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaR_8e3N15aLNGPABUhs_vg
It's all about fun on this week's #GSPodcast. The wonderful Laura and Daniel return to help me review Ray Comfort's Noah 'movie' (YouTube - Full Movie). Our man on the inside, Religious T will also be dropping by to talk religion and battle me in round 2 of The Northern Game!
Guests: @LauraLeeBiology, @lepage_d & @ReligiousT
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A discussion on Secular parenting with @PhyllisCopeland & @GammaAtheist. We talk about the challenges of raising your children in a secular way & deal with those tough questions. This week on “Once Upon A Fallacy” is The Ad Hominem. Also available on Stitcher and iTunes.
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Author Michael Sherlock joins me on the #GSPodcast to discuss the historicity of Christ. Man or myth? Simon drops in to tell us what life as an atheist is like in The Bible Belt.
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The hosts of the incredible Bible Reloaded podcast drop in on the #GSPodcast to talk The War On Christmas, The Constitution & 'Merica. Clever Girl. Another exclusive Guide To The Gods bonus material by @GodChecker
A Scotsman abroad joins me on the #GSPodcast to talk about Christmas in Scotland & Spain and Sabine tells us how it's done in Germany. We'll also hear an exclusive Guide To The Gods by @GodChecker.
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Peter of Godchecker.com infamy joins me on the #GSPodcast to talk Christmas, sprouts and God-checking. Fernando (Mexico/US) also tells us what a Mexican Christmas is like. Also available on Stitcher and iTunes.
Guests: @Godchecker & @Ismaelquinones
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Mr Oz Atheist & Herd Mentality host Adam Reakes swing by the #GSPodcast to talk Aussie Chrstimas time, gifts, Psychics and a stuffed rabbit with a big appendage.
Guests: @MrOzAtheist & @AdamReakes. Also avaliable in Stitcher and iTunes.
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I talk about Christmas in England with Religious T (UK), get an update regarding his religious tourism project and have a northern off! Katrine (Denmark) also drops in to the #GSPodcast to tell us how the Danes do Christmas. Glædelig jul!
Guests: @ReligiousT & @KatrinesSkrift. Also available in Stitcher & iTunes.
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