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Episode 247 – Where Do We Go From Here?

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

Streamed live on 3 Feb 2019 The loss of HereticWoman is going to be felt for a long time to come. It’s only fair that we take this week to talk about what HCTV will be doing in the light of this for the future. #5MFS ‘Euphemisms’ (Show Notes) Grief Beyond Belief http://griefbeyondbelief.org/ Secular Therapy […more]

Episode 246 – …Remember

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

Streamed live on 27 Jan 2019 As most of you know by this point, last week, our friend and Co-host Heretic Woman died in her sleep unexpectedly. This week we invite our friends and members of the skeptical community to join us in sharing memories and thoughts. #5MFS ‘mmmmmmmmRAAAAAAAAAGH!’ (Show Notes) Star Trek II: The […more]

Episode 245 – Change With the Times

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

Streamed live on 20 Jan 2019 After talking with Dr. Courtney “Nuka” Plante last week, it seems only fair to go back over part of the discussion: How do we deal with learning new information and need to change how we fundamentally think about an issue? #5MFS ‘CONGRATULATIONS!’ (Show Notes) Sid Vicious – My Way […more]

Episode 244 – People are, basically, GOOD!

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

Streamed live on 13 Jan 2019 Back in November, Ari Stillman from “The Cis Are Getting Out of Hand podcast” posed this question to their Facebook feed: “Let’s say you have information which, should you release it to the media, has a 95% chance of getting Trump out of office. The thing is, the story […more]

Episode 243 – That’s NOT What I Said

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

Streamed live on 6 Jan 2019 Sooner or later, we skeptics have to explain, sometimes over and OVER again, “Just because I don’t believe ‘X’ DOES NOT MEAN I think ‘X’ is False!” So, let’s go over this concept ALL OVER again! #5MFS ‘Waves’ Darkmatter2525 – The Real God: An Epiphany https://youtu.be/-j8ZMMuu7MU Flying Penguins | […more]

Episode 242 – End of the Line

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

Streamed live on 30 Dec 2018 As 2018 comes to a close, there are a number of adjectives that have been attributed to it; “Dumpster Fire” being one of the most-used, it seems. But what are we remembering the most of this year gone by… and what do we want to forget? #5MFS ‘Anti-intellectualism’

Episode 241 – Front Lines of the War

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

Streamed live on 23 Dec 2018 “The War on Christmas” isn’t a ‘thing’. It never was. But you know what ARE a ‘thing’? YULE GOATS! “Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr”, the goats who pull Thor’s chariot! #5MFS ‘Nero’ (Show Notes) Wikipedia: Yule Goat https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yule_Goat Wikipedia: Tanngrisnir and Tanngnjóstr https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanngri… Commercial: 1982 – Carvel Santa and Chanukah cakes […more]

Episode 240 – Hitchslapping (NSFW)

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

Streamed live on 16 Dec 2018 (WARNING – This WILL be a NO FILTERS show and as-such HIGHLY NSFW) We lost Christopher Hitchens 7 years ago this weekend. One of his well-known points was for his ability to poke strait through someone’s argument like a knife – typically referred to as a “Hitch Slap.” Tonight, […more]

Episode 239 – BBB, MMM, CCC…

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

“Bitch-Bitch-Bitch, moan-moan-moan, complain-complain-complain! That’s all you ever F*’in’ do!” A hold-over from Shujin’s college days. Time to just complain about ANY and everything.. because ‘Why Not?’ #5MFS ‘Muninn’ (Show Notes) Coil “Tainted Love” 1985 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GUnU… Hollywood Squares – David vs Valerie (The You Fool! Episode) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFMaP…

Episode 238 – Magic, by any other name…

Apr 16, 2019 | | Say something

The faithful call it ‘Miracles’ or ‘a test of faith to believe’. Theists have stood behind ‘God Did It’ as the answer to the as-yet-unexplained, but get offended at the idea that this is no different than calling it ‘Magic’. We’re diving into what the two terms have in common, why they’re functionally identical, and […more]