Recovering From Religion with Nate Phelps


Hi and welcome to the brainstorm podcast. This is episode 40 and today is Feb 5th, 2016. I’m Cory and my panel tonight are Destin, Rene, Leo, new crew member Chippy and  the always amazing Dave doing sound here in Roman Empire studios in Regina, Saskatchewan. Tonight we’ve got Nathan Phelps video chatting with us. Nathan is the former ED of the Calgary CFI, he’s on the board of directors for Recovering from Religion, and is a well-known speaker within the atheist community. He grew up as a member of the infamous Phelps family and converted to atheism after escaping from the Westboro Baptist church. logo_5



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Nate Phelps interview for an hour -

Woo Report

Flat Earth crap


 Music break three songs- nothing left to lose by Northern Fallout, What Lies Ahead by Semblant, and Sounds of Silence by Disturbed

Religious Nuttery

Skepticism 101 part 8: Breaking down the logical fallacies part 2

Argument From Ignorance

Atheism for Dummies part 8

Religion for atheists part 2 - Christianity

based on life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth (born c. 4 BCE), a Jew from Palestine under Roman rule                      2 billion             Holy Trinity = God the Father + God the Son + God the Holy Spirit               All have sinned and are thereby separated from God. Salvation is through faith in Christ and, for some, sacraments and good works.             Eternal heaven or hell (most denominations); temporary purgatory (Catholicism)         Prayer, Bible study, baptism, Eucharist (Communion), church on Sundays, numerous holidays.       Bible (Hebrew Bible + New Testament)


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A special thanks to Phil Ferguson of the Phil Ferguson show and the crew over on No Religion Required for having me on to talk about our conference and thanks to Callie at the Gaytheist Manifesto, Trav from the Bi any means podcast, the Utah outcasts, the Beyond the Trailer park podcast and to anyone else who has played the conference ad

There’s no show now until March 4th because me and my girlfriend are going to be on a short vacation in Vegas on our next usual recording date Bonus Content

Phil Anselmo and racism in the metal community

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