In this episode we talked about the vitamins, climate change and the conservative government, and the documentary Christcore

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Here’s a link to the ChristCore facebook page

Some links related to the vitamin discussion

http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/more-evidence-that-routine-multivitamin-use-should-be-avoided/
This is the science based side.

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/vindicating-vitamins-protecting-your-health-is-not-a-waste.html
This is the fitness supplement supporter side of it

http://www.drfuhrman.com/library/multivitamins.aspx
And this is the quack doctor who sells snake oil side of it

 

The Harper government seems to think destroying data is ok,
http://thetyee.ca/News/2013/12/23/Canadian-Science-Libraries/

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Mike Rene Lana Dave and Mike KKMike and Rene

 

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Atheism in 2014

Posted: January 21, 2014 in Podcast episodes
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In part two of episode 4 Lana, Mike, Rene and I discuss a video that The Friendly Atheist, Hemant Mehta put out about his predictions for what to watch in 2014 relating to atheism.

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Here’s the link to the CFI event with Dusty Smith and Haris Khan>>>>>here
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In this episode Lana, Mike and Rene join me(Cory) to talk about some topics I found. In the first part we tackle a few different things from a bit about Duck Dynasty, to responsible journalism, to economic disparity.

I’ll be doing an entirely different blog entry for each part.
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http://deadspin.com/i-was-an-nfl-player-until-i-was-fired-by-two-cowards-an-1493208214
Chris Kluwe’s article about how he was fired from the Minnesota Vikings.

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/news/we-broke-the-internet?src=soc_fcbks
Luke O’Neil article discussing the downside of modern internet journalism

Click the picture for a link to Richard Wilkinson’s TED talk on economic disparity.

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Discussing education I decided it was ok to insult the majority of my podcast compatriots. 🙂
This link is relevant to the monetary value of different types of education that we touched on during this episode and discusses why philosophy is a good choice in your education.
http://dornsife.usc.edu/phil/undergraduate/

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Unfortunately this old school email hoax is making the rounds again. Previously debunked by Johns Hopkins center it for some reason has resurfaced.

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/kimmel_cancer_center/news_events/featured/cancer_update_email_it_is_a_hoax.html

http://www.snopes.com/medical/disease/cancerupdate.asp

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This time around we had a real scientist on, Randy Tyson from Calgary skyped in with Mike, Rene and me to talk about everything from NOMA to climate change to Rush Limbaugh.

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Megyn Kelly claims Santa and Jesus were both white
http://crooksandliars.com/2013/12/fox-news-host-megyn-kelly-assures-children

Meanwhile in Saskatchewan the Premier decides to proselytize to the citizens of the province
http://youtu.be/BawVAAJJhzY

Some police manage to restore some faith in the force, even for those of us without much
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/hamilton-police-arrest-video-goes-viral-1.2461046#pd_a_7640610#pd_a_7640610

We take a bit of time to express ourselves through swearing
http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2012/may-june-12/the-science-of-swearing.html

And I agree with Rush Limbaugh but end up saying something less than intelligent
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/09/rush-limbaugh-breasts-eyes-woman_n_4414157.html

Here’s a couple other links to things we touched on
Why There Is No Such Thing as a Good Atheist | Pastor Rick Henderson
Exorcist expertise sought after Saskatoon ‘possession’ – Saskatchewan – CBC News
http://climate.nasa.gov/evidence
http://everydayfeminism.com/2013/04/the-difference-between-appreciation-and-objectification/

And this time around I only took clips from one song —-Judith by A Perfect Circle

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Recording the Dec. 21 episode

This was our first time in a real studio. It was really cool and felt really professional.

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Episode 2 of Brainstorm – The Torture dungeon of creating atheists <——link to audio

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Nov. 30 episode notes
The Torture Dungeon of Forcing People To Be Atheists
In this episode we talk about everything from ontological subjectivity to Sylvia Brown to the red power ranger and we discuss a bit about Peter Boghossien’s book, A Manual For Creating Atheists.

Here are a couple links to things we talked about.

http://www.salon.com/2013/11/23/this_neuroscientist_discovered_he_was_a_psychopath_partner/

Storm by Tim Minchin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehM-QswYOkY

Animated Storm movie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HhGuXCuDb1U

Music Clips
Counting Bodies Like Sheep – A Perfect Circle
Losing My Religion – Lacuna Coil
Running Across the Tracks -Billy Talent
Resistance -Muse
This is Letting Go -Rise Against
Playing God -Paramore
2nd Sucks -A Day To Remember
Anomyne -As I Lay Dying
Imagine -A Perfect Circle
Panama -Van Halen
Tom Sawyer -Rush
Baby -Justin Beiber
Dot your Eyes -Five Finger Death Punch
Hope -We Came As Romans
Lunatic -Static X
The Beast Within -In This Moment
Bad Guy – Eminem
Wrath of the Norseman -Amon Amarth
Stalemate -Stone Sour
Mother of Men -Coheed and Cambria
What goes boom -Pixies

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