Inquiring Seriously with Thomas Smith

January 20, 2017 Brainstorm Episode 63 - Skeptic Studio Episode 9

Hi and welcome to the Brainstorm Podcast Skeptic Studio where we do interviews, major topics, and news related to skepticism and atheism. I’m Cory and my panel tonight are Destin, Angela, Leo, Lisa, and Rene, with the always amazing Dave doing sound. We’re here in Roman Empire studios in Regina, Saskatchewan and today is January 20, 2017. You can listen live every second Friday at 8:30 pm Central Standard Time on Spreaker and you can get full length ad free episodes by becoming a patron at Tonight’s guest is one of my favorite podcasters and is the host of some of the best podcasts out there. Thomas Smith hosts Serious Inquiries Only, Opening Arguments and Comedy Shoe Shine

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Links from our chat with Thomas

Here are a couple good quotes from our chat with Thomas

"It's like, I worry when all the smart, reasonable, liberal people have to flee these middle eastern countries. Who's going to be left to make the country better?" (In reference to the question of whether smart liberals should be moving to Canada)

"I wish I could move up to Regina and play ice hockey everyday" (In the same discussion as the above quote)

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Will sent us an email
First he apologized for not keeping in touch. He then went on to say that he though Jeremiah was a great fit for our show and that the out of the ordinary type of discussion we had was interesting. He also sent a list of his favorite podcasts which I’ll include in the show notes.
He mentioned a tradition called Yule which has all the normal Christmas stuff but without any of the religious connotations and recommended it. So that seems like something I’ll have to look into.


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I’ve been on a couple other podcasts lately. First I was on The Wayward Atheists Podcast where we discussed far right fascism so I’ll put a link to that in the show notes and I was just on The Inciting Incident Podcast and that will be out on February 3rd. I’ll post a link to that as well, as soon as it’s up.

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