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What Even Is Holiness?

Jon and Ron talk about fine, upstanding religious people and their concepts of holiness. We also call Judy out for being all holier-than-thou and spoiling everyone’s fun!

Jon and Ron talk to Mike and Ryan from the Unholy Generation podcast about growing up with religion and finding community.
https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ryan-flowers/the-unholy-generation-podcast
https://www.patreon.com/UnholyGenerationPodcast
https://www.facebook.com/unholypod
Twitter: @UnholyGensPod
unholypod@gmail.com

Gandalf Or God?! Ron has to guess whether four quotes come from The Lord Of The Rings or The Bible. We’re keeping a running total to see if he can keep his score in positive numbers.

What Even Happened? Jon and Ron talk about their week and what they watched, read, or did that made it not so terrible.

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https://austincolonmusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-path-ahead

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What Even Are Heavenly Treasures?

Jon and Logan talk about sliding down elephant trunks, flying, and having unbelievable sex with raisins!

Jon talks to Phil Ferguson about investing, futures, tithing, and what you can do with money that’s better than burning it.
http://polarisfinancialplanning.com/the-phil-ferguson-show/
https://www.facebook.com/ThePhilFergusonShow/
Twitter: @skepticmoney

Phil has agreed to give our listeners 30 minute financial consultations with no obligation! Take him up on his offer by e-mailing him at phil@polarisfinancialplanning.com with the subject “The Wayward Willis.”

Logan talks about Nintendo Labo and what it feels like to buy cardboard packaged in cardboard and the future of cardboard sex robots.

Intro music by Austin Colón:
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https://austincolonmusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-path-ahead

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What Even Is Fundamentalism?

Jon and Logan talk about literalism, inerrancy, and Fundies! Also, confirmed we did not poop our collective pants.

Jon talks to Tracie Harris of The Atheist Community Of Austin, The Atheist Experience, and Godless Bitches.
http://www.godlessbitches.com/
http://www.atheist-experience.com/
https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAtheistExperience
https://atheist-community.org/

Logan talks about “Rogue-like” video games and the RPG genre.

Intro music by Austin Colón:
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https://austincolonmusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-path-ahead

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What Even Is Islam?

Jon and Logan talk about Islam, Muhammad, parallels to other Abrahamic religions, and flying horses.

We talk to Eiynah Mohammed-Smith about her podcast, blog, and being an ex-Muslim and Canadian.
http://nicemangos.blogspot.com
https://www.patreon.com/nicemangos
https://www.facebook.com/Eiynah-Nice-Mangos-1223100414378627/
Twitter: @NiceMangos

Logan and Jon talk about the history of porn, the strange search statistics on PornHub, and the future of immersive VR porn.

Intro music by Austin Colón:
http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music
https://austincolonmusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-path-ahead

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What Even Is Clergy?

Jon and Logan talk about who gets to carry a clergy card in the church and how funny your hat is allowed to be in the Catholic Church.

We talk to Dan Barker about his books, the Clergy Project, and friendly chipmunks.

Welcome to The Clergy Project


https://www.facebook.com/theclergyproject/
https://ffrf.org/outreach/convention/2017-national-convention
Twitter: @DanBarkerFFRF

Logan tries to figure out if he hated or secretly loved the movie, The Open House.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7608028/

Intro music by Austin Colón:
http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music
https://austincolonmusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-path-ahead

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What Even Is Heresy?

This week, find some resource to help victims of the Parkland, FL school shooting. We shouldn’t have to keep doing this.
https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials

Parkland School Shooting

Jon and Logan talk about figuring out church doctrine is bullshit and what happens to you when religious leaders find out you know.

We talk to Uncles Mark & Dan from the How-To Heretic podcast about their show, their departure from Mormonism, and how to play with your balls during prayer.
http://www.howtoheretic.com
https://www.facebook.com/howtoheretic/
Twitter: @howtoheretic

Logan teaches Jon the difference between TCGs, CCGs, LCGs, and DBGs. But not BCGs, because we’re fine and the ladies love us!
https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/arkham-horror/
https://magic.wizards.com/en
www.starrealms.com

Intro music by Austin Colón:
http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music

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What Even Is Sin?

Jon and Logan find all the ways you can be strangled to death by Rabbis and look to Morgan Freeman for help with living a sinless life.

We talk to Andrew Torrez from Opening Arguments about podcasting with your kid, lawyering in space, why it’s OK for you to spend so much time in jail without being convicted, and suing gods!
https://openargs.com
https://www.facebook.com/openargs/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/515127658824251/
Twitter: @openargs

Logan and Jon argue over whether e-Sports are sports and whether motorcycle racing is better than NASCAR (hint: it is)!

Intro music by Austin Colón:
http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music

We have a Patreon page!
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What Even Is Sodomy?

Jon & Logan talk about the origination of the term “sodomy” in the Biblical story of Lot, which makes no sense.

Jon & Logan talk to Charone Frankel from the Habeas Humor podcast about sodomy laws and ghosting people. DON’T GHOST PEOPLE!
http://habhumor.libsyn.com
https://www.facebook.com/habeashumor
Twitter: @habeashumor

Logan schools Jon on idle games and his favorite, Realm Grinder.
http://store.steampowered.com/app/610080/Realm_Grinder
http://realm-grinder.wikia.com/wiki/Realm_Grinder_Wikia

Intro music by Austin Colón: http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music
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You Cannot Defeat Terrorism

ISIS Fighter

With violence erupting anew and the controversy over bans on Muslim immigrants and terrorism, I feel it’s important to comment on the state of things and a fundamental misunderstanding of terrorism on the part of our elected officials. To whit:

Terrorism isn’t a person. It isn’t even a people. It’s an ideal.

ISIS Fighter
…and we will raise the flag of Allah in the White House.

This is where things get sticky. Our government officials have stated that we will “defeat terrorism” and that we’re already doing a pretty decent job of it. But what’s the measure being used? How can you tell how many people – ordinary, disenchanted, naturalized citizens of the country – are being influenced by this ideal and how they’re responding to our attacks on a vague notion of the “perversion of the religion of Islam?” The answer is, you cannot. To prove that, look at the recent attack in Orlando where, at what seemed to be the last minute in a seemingly uninformed statement by the killer, a natural-born United States citizen pledged allegiance to ISIS and murdered 49 people. He’s not alone.

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