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This episode, Justin spoke with author and activist Hypatia Alexandria. They talked about her Catholic upbringing, her path to atheism and humanism, issues within the Latino community and their relationship to religion, and how political activism and secular humanism can resolve some of these issues. A special thanks to Karen Garst for making this conversation happen.

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Reason Revolution Episode 36 Bryce Blankenagel Interview

This episode, Justin chatted with Bryce Blankenagel, the host of the Naked Mormonism podcast. They discussed Bryce’s viewpoint as a “Secular Mormon,” the origins of Mormonism and its parallels to Scientology, Mormonism’s impact on the United States, the importance of religious studies for critical thinking, and the value of history in a democracy.

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Reason Revolution Episode 35 Thomas Smith Interview

Justin sits down with Thomas Smith, host of the Serious Inquiries Only and Opening Arguments podcasts. They discussed Thomas’s upbringing and path to atheism, the relationship between atheism and notions of happiness and despair, the problem with commentators like Dave Rubin, the issue of free speech and college campuses, and the relationship between Secular Humanism and social justice.

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In this third podcast in our series on free will, Justin sits down with Reason Revolution co-creator Tylor Lovins (@tylorlovins) and author J. R. Becker (@AnnabelleNAiden) to discuss the scientific, philosophical, and linguistic concepts underpinning the age-old philosophical problem.

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Reason Revolution Episode 33 Fire and Fury Review with Nathan Dickey

This episode, Justin had an in-depth conversation with Nathan Dickey (@TheNatheist), host of Trolling With Logic and A Leap of Doubtabout Michael Wolff’s explosive book on the Donald Trump presidency, Fire and Fury. They discussed Wolff’s journalistic style, criticisms of the book, its main arguments and tidbits of interest, as well as Trump’s place in American history and his impact on democracy.

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Reason Revolution Episode 32 Sarah Nicholson Interview

This week, Justin sat down with Mechanical Engineer IT, designer, and activist Sarah Nicholson. They discussed Nicholson’s missionary upbringing and path to atheism, her concerns with some of the thought leaders of public atheism, her evolving views on social justice and feminism, identity politics, and other topics.

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Reason Revolution Episode 30 The Interview: Reece from Nightmare Fuel

For this week’s episode, Justin chatted with Reece, the creator of the YouTube channel Nightmare Fuel. They talked about the recent Steven Pinker controversy, Reece’s upbringing and path to atheism and anti-theism, problems associated with the far left and the alt-right, the value of compromise and citizenship in a democracy, the importance of a sound foreign policy, and other topics.

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Reason Revolution Podcast Episode 29 Luke King Interview

This week, Justin chatted with ex-pastor and podcaster Luke King (“Your Atheist Pastor”). We discussed Luke’s upbringing, his immersion into Pentecostalism, becoming a pastor, leaving the church and becoming an atheist, and his podcasting projects. We also talked about Trump, the good and bad of identity politics, a lack of a shared civic community, problems within the atheist movement, and other topics.

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This week, Justin chatted with psychologist, author, and activist Dan Dana.

They talked about Dan’s upbringing and path to atheism, his love and dedication to science, his book, The Reason Revolution, Donald Trump and his support from evangelicals, the differences between liberals and conservatives, and the importance of Secular Humanism.

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This episode, Justin chatted with Natalie Newell, co-host of the Science Enthusiast podcast and the director of the new documentary, Science Moms.

They talked about her upbringing and foray into the world of skepticism, the work she does on the Science Enthusiast, and the impetus and reception of Science Moms.

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