Author Archives: Barry

Show 584: A Discussion with Waleed Al-Husseini

A Discussion with Waleed Al-Husseini Religion and the problems it can cause was one of the first topics we discussed on this show, way back in 2002; and with the rise of religious fundamentalism, it still remains a very important … Continue reading

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Show 582: Non-Violent Communication

Non-Violent Communication w/ Dian Killian Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is based on the principles of nonviolence– the natural state of compassion when no violence is present in the heart. NVC begins by assuming that we are all compassionate by nature and that … Continue reading

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Show 582: The ABCs of Anarchy/Atheism w. Brian Heagney and Judas Peters

The ABCs of Anarchy/Atheism w. Brian Heagney and Judas Peters How can anarchists and/or atheists share with their children the ideas they hold dear? There are a variety of books for children on skepticism, science, humanism, ethics, etc. But there are … Continue reading

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Show 578: The EOF Project w/ Jessica Schab and Diego Fontanive

 . One of the core topics we discuss on this show, probably since we first went on the air in the summer of 2002, is how do we understand how people think, why they think as they do, and how … Continue reading

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Show 575/576: Raoul Martinez on “Creating Freedom”

Raoul Martinez on “Creating Freedom” (Two-Parter) Oddly enough, on Equal Time for FREEthought, the term freedom doesn’t come up too often. Well, not in an affirmative fashion, at least. We’ve been around too long to believe in things like the … Continue reading

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Show 570: To Boldly Go: Toward a New Political Hegemony

To Boldly Go: Toward a New Political Hegemony w/Nick Srnicek & Manu Saadia With the current crises here in the early years of the 21st Century, Star Trek’s optimism, humanism, and scientific outlook may be more important than ever. For … Continue reading

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Show 567: Consciousness, American Empire, and “Sacred Humanism”

Consciousness, American Empire, and “Sacred Humanism” w/ Morris Berman Whether discussing racism and ‘whiteness’ with Tim Wise and Robin DeAngelo, reviewing the natural and social scientific examinations of American society, or discussing the relationship between capitalism and what results from … Continue reading

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Show 564: Economic Inequality & the Problem with Work

Economic Inequality & the Problem with Work w/Kathi Weeks and Michael D. Yates Many secular humanists traditionally focused on the so-called hard sciences and religion in their analyses but this is clearly not enough. In time, many also address the … Continue reading

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Show 558: Moving, Stage Left: Danny Katch and The Last Internationale

We occasionally have the opportunity to speak with people in the arts rather than academia to examine other ways of understanding where we’re at as well as where we want to be and how to get there. For this show, … Continue reading

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Show 555: The Good Death: Exploring how People Die in America

The Good Death: Exploring how People Die in America w/ Ann Neumann This week Barry Seidman will be speaking with Ann Neumann about her journey of discovery concerning death in America. No matter what happens to our society, to our … Continue reading

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