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Show 479: Niles Eldredge

Our guest was Dr. Niles Eldredge, a paleontologist who served as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History from 1969 until three years ago. He is well-known for his once controversial and now widely accepted evolutionary theory of … Continue reading

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Show 442: Stephen G. Post

Stephen G. Post on his new book, The Hidden Gifts of Helping: How the Power of Giving, Compassion, and Hope Can Get Us Through Hard Times Stephen speaks widely on themes of benevolent love and compassionate care at the interface … Continue reading

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Show 415: Darwin Day Special!

Darwin Day Special! It’s that time again to raise funds for Listener-Sponsored Radio, WBAI-NY! This time, we’ll do it with Darwin and the theory of evolution with Reverend Michael Dowd, a stanch advocate for evolution (against Creationism), and author of … Continue reading

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Show 405: “Thank God for Evolution” w/ Michael Dowd

“Thank God for Evolution” w/ Michael Dowd This Saturday, evolutionary evangelist – former pastor and author of ‘Thank God for Evolution’ – Michael Dowd, will speak with host Matthew LaClair on the subject of evolutionary theory and the sciences. Since … Continue reading

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Show 354: Creation w/ Carl Zimmer

Two-Hour Fund Drive Special! Creation w/ Special Guest, Science Writer Carl Zimmer “A psychological, heart-wrenching love story starring Paul Bettany (A Beautiful Mind, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World) as Charles Darwin, the film is based on … Continue reading

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Show 346: Creation

One-Hour Fund Drive Special! Creation “A psychological, heart-wrenching love story starring Paul Bettany (A Beautiful Mind, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World) as Charles Darwin, the film is based on “Annie’s Box,” a biography penned by Darwin’s … Continue reading

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Show’s 337 & 338: “What’s all the Fuss About? Darwinism and its Discontents”

Two-Part (belated) Darwin Day Special! “What’s all the Fuss About? Darwinism and its Discontents” Featuring Dr. Joseph Graves, Jr. and Dr. John Bellamy Foster As we’ve just bypassed both the 200th anniversary of the great Naturalist Charles Darwin’s birth on … Continue reading

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Show 323: Celebrating Charles Darwin!

Celebrating Charles Darwin! Join us for a 2-hour fund-drive program airing at a special time as we celebrate naturalist Charles Darwin, author of perhaps the most important science text in human history – ‘On the Origin of Species‘ (1859)!

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Show 313/314: “On Human Nature and the Potential for Peace”

“On Human Nature and the Potential for Peace” w/ Anthropologist Douglas Fry This program aired in honor of Universal Peace Day! A few weeks ago on Equal Time for Freethought, Arnell Dowret interviewed two social scientists and a bio-engineer on … Continue reading

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Show 280: “Beyond the ‘New Atheism’: Religion and Politics Worldwide”

Part 1 of 2 of “Beyond the ‘New Atheism’: Religion and Politics Worldwide” w/ Ronald Inglehart and David Sloan Wilson. Seminal thinkers of the nineteenth century — Auguste Comte, Herbert Spencer, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud … Continue reading

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