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The Tall Friendly Atheist Dad Podcast

By The Tall Friendly Atheist Dad
Thoughts on religion, politics and other topics from an Australian dad who is tall, friendly and an atheist.

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Blog: www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com/
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20 Questions (Episode 3) - w/Matthew Mitchell

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Episode 22 (NSFW) - Weird Bible Verses w/Overprotected Atheist (@op_atheist)
**BAD LANGUAGE, ADULT/SEXUAL THEMES DISCUSSED** The most blasphemous fun I've had recording a podcast! If you're a pious Christian, you may not like the tone of our conversation...if you're not either pious or a Christian, then laugh away. In this episode, Overprotected Atheist and I discuss weird Bible verses, and have a serious laugh while doing so! You can find OverProtected Atheist's YouTube here and her website here. People mentioned: Holy Koolaid, Richard Carrier, Richard Pervo, Thunderf00t,  –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
59:00
April 18, 2021
Episode 21 - Life At Life's End: The Struggle Is Over
The struggle is over. She is in a better place. Here are some of my off-the-cuff thoughts about dying, loss and learning to grieve properly. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
15:05
April 16, 2021
Ep 20: "Speaking In Tongues - All About Pentecostalism" w/Prophet Of Zod (@prophet_of_zod)
Now that we've gotten past Easter, what better way to prepare for Pentecost than to discuss Pentecostalism with one of my favourite YouTubers, Prophet Of Zod! We discuss the history of Pentecostalism in America, the 4 Great Awakenings, the weird beliefs of Pentecostalism, and some of the dangers it can bring. It's weird hearing a familiar voice talking to you... Mentioned: William Lane Craig, Assemblies of God, Hillsong, Answers In Genesis, Billy Graham, Franklin Graham, Harold Camping, sleep paralysis, Kenneth Copeland, Rodney Howard-Brown, mental health, speaking in tongues, Australian Charities & Not-For-Profits Commission, Rise Up Australia, Catch The Fire Ministries, Telltale, Jim Bakker, . –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
01:23:59
April 13, 2021
I Said My Goodbyes: Life At Life's End - An Update
Yesterday, I said my goodbyes to aunt who is on death's door. I lay out some impromptu thoughts on life, spirituality and why we yearn for more. Apologies for grainy audio - I was only able to record with basic equipment this time. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
13:31
April 11, 2021
An Atheist Takes A Religious Typology Quiz!
I take two religious typology quizzes as if I was my former Charismatic Fundamentalist self, and discuss parts of my beliefs, doctrines and practices. If you want to play along, the first quiz is from The Pew Research Centre (here) and the second is a more basic one, though still engaging, from SelectSmart (here). Play along, see what results you get, and see if you think Fundamentalism is as weird as what I think it is looking back. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
52:08
April 9, 2021
Lessons From Life Episode 4 - The Breakdown
Not EVERY holiday I go on is cursed or stricken with bad luck, but you also can't say I have a boring time! Find out what happens when three people get stranded far from home... –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
20:39
April 7, 2021
Off The Cuff (Ep 1) - Thoughts On Easter
Some brief thoughts on Easter in an off-the-cuff episode... If you like the off-the-cuff stuff, let me know and I'll do more! –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
06:03
April 2, 2021
Presuppositions, Free-Will and Going According To The Script - A Chat With Timothy McCabe (@mccabetimothy)
Apologies for my voice in this episode - I've been recovering from a virus. In this episode, Timothy McCabe and I discuss Presuppositional Apologetics, worldviews, free-will and culpability for sin. People and groups mentioned: Richard Carrier, Sye Ten Bruggencate, @apolojedi_, Eli Ayala, Cornelius Van Til, Greg Bahnsen, John Frame, Eric Hovind, Ken Ham, James White, Answers In Genesis, Creation Ministries International, Josh McDowell, George Lucas, plus many more. Apologies to Star Wars fans - we may or may not have botched our rememberance of the plot, but I don't apologise for not liking the last few movies in the series. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
01:22:33
April 2, 2021
Walking Away From Faith: Interview With An Apostate (w/@humanistrocker)
In this episode of the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad podcast, I interview Taylor, a person who has somewhat recently deconverted from Christianity to atheism after almost 20 years, and we share our experiences and thoughts on how to deal with living in religious families and a religious society. Various topics and notable people discussed (not in order): Donald Trump; Aron Ra; Seth Andrews; Ken Ham; Matt Dillahunty; Answers In Genesis; Creation Ministries International; Chick Publications; Evolution; Church-State Separation; Dominion Theology; –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
01:14:11
March 27, 2021
Celebrating 100 Twitter Followers!
True to my word, I thanked my 100+ followers while drinking a celebratory beer! This is what I sound like when I speak off-the-cuff without any preparation, with alcohol in me and after a tiring week at work. Love you all. Keep being friendly, keep being rational! –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
18:39
March 27, 2021
"You Can't Be Serious!?!" - The Worst Christian & Atheists Arguments Being Used!
Here is a brief analysis of some of the worst arguments on both sides of the theistic fence. Don't use them. Or at least not like I've presented them. If you think I should expand on some, message me on the Twitter machine: @tfadpod –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
19:01
March 20, 2021
Lessons From Life (Episode 3) - My Luckiest Break
A lesson in life in how life gave me lemonade, I found out how to make more lemons, then sell my own lemonade and drive life out of the lemonade-giving business. Or at least put a dent in its profits. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Baby sound effect from SoundTruck. Please contact us if you want other sounds. comment or mail kittenmedia01@gmail.com –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
18:01
March 17, 2021
Lessons From Life Episode 2 - The Unhappiest Place On Earth
Here's a piece of advice - if you want to book a holiday to a sub-tropical Asian country, don't book during summer, off of the cheapest internet listing you can find... The story of how a holiday went pear-shaped, of making a mistake, of owning up to the mistake, and having a forgiving family helps learn your lessons! –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
25:20
March 10, 2021
20 Questions (Episode 4) - w/Clancy Aimers-McGuinness (@GroovyLushious)
In honour of International Women's Day, and to strike a balance between the number of Christians and atheists who have played 20 Questions, I had the pleasure of having on the podcast Clancy Aimers-McGuinness (@GroovyLushious), comedian, nurse and sci-fi afficionado from Tasmania. Advisory - this episode contains some mild profanities and adult themes. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
01:20:08
March 8, 2021
20 Questions (Episode 3) - w/Matthew Mitchell
In this episode of '20 Question', I speak with Pre-Suppositional apologist and blogger Matthew Mitchell. Apologies for any issues with sound quality with this episode - technical difficulties! Come for the 20 questions - stay for the discussion afterwards! –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadpod, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
01:44:14
March 8, 2021
20 Questions (Episode 2) - w/Jeffrey Williams (@jswillims21)
On this episode of 20 Questions, I chat with author and philospher Jeffrey Williams. You can find Jeffrey Williams on Twitter here, on YouTube here, or on the WWWs here. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadad, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
58:06
March 5, 2021
The Evidence For Jesus Is Gone With The Wind.
There is much analogy between the gospels and Gone With The Wind, especially because they are both products of their time. In this episode, I take you through a thought experiment regarding a society of fervent believers in the year 3021. (This is NOT a dig or a criticism of Christianity - it's a dig at the claims that Jesus was a real person and that he was the son of God simply BECAUSE the Bible says so). –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadad, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
13:13
March 3, 2021
20 Questions (Episode 1) - w/Lewis Ungit (@iamungit)
I had the honour of hosting a very special friend of mine, Lewis Ungit (@iamungit) in playing the very first episode of 20 Questions. I've been on his podcast, now he's on mine. If you want to play 20 Questions, hit me up on Twitter, or email me: quiterationaldad@gmail.com! –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, check out the tweets at http://www.twitter/com/tfadad, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
57:32
February 27, 2021
Lessons From Life Episode 1 - Meeting The Parents
In this episode of the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad podcast, I describe the week in which I met my father-in-law for the first time, my thoughts of being a fish out of water in a foreign culture, how food poisoning can ruin a holiday, but how keeping a good attitude and not letting things get the better of you can help you see the funny side of things. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
22:28
February 26, 2021
Life At Life's End
Thoughts about the impending death of a loved one, and how we should live when we know our time is coming. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
05:36
February 23, 2021
The Magic Sheep
Here, I reveal my atheism is a ruse and profess my trust and confidence in the great earthquake-causing sheep that can't be seen, touched, felt, heard or smelled (and I've been around sheep - thank Fleece-us that this one can't be smelled!). Or do I? Many thanks to Bob for helping produce this episode! For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
07:60
February 19, 2021
Ravi Zacharias - Comments On The Damning Report
Comments on the report from Razi Zacharias Ministries International on their independent report in to allegations of sexual misconduct by the late Ravi Zacharias from an atheist perspective. RZIM Open Letter: https://www.rzim.org/read/rzim-updates/board-statement Miller & Martin Report: https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/rzimmedia.rzim.org/assets/downloads/Report-of-Investigation.pdf For more thought-provoking content, head over to the Tall Friendly Atheist Dad blog at http://www.tallfriendlyatheistdad.com, and check out the book "The Best Religion For The Task At Hand" available on iTunes and Google Play. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Trick or Treat (instrumental) by RYYZN https://soundcloud.com/ryyzn Creative Commons — Attribution 3.0 Unported — CC BY 3.0 Free Download / Stream: https://bit.ly/l_trick-or-treat Music promoted by Audio Library https://youtu.be/uNPXJ9CDzbc ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
17:60
February 15, 2021