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Thank a Pagan for Christmas

In this episode, we look at the real reason for the season and how our holidays began with early humans marking the shortest day of the year in hopes that light would return. Next Douglas talks about actor Wil Wheaton’s recent social media post admitting to his homophobic past and how Humanists and others can follow his current path to be better people then finally we note how some Star Trek fans, in an effort to maintain their bigotry, miss the entire point of Star Trek.

Episode 34: Thank a Pagan for Christmas

In this episode, we look at the real reason for the season and how our holidays began with early humans marking the shortest day of the year in hopes that light would return. Next Douglas talks about actor Wil Wheaton’s recent social media post admitting to his homophobic past and how Humanists and others can follow his current path to be better people then finally we note how some Star Trek fans, in an effort to maintain their bigotry, miss the entire point of Star Trek.

Extras:

HumanLight
Festivus
Kwanzaa
Saturnalia
Winter Solstice
9 Christmas Traditions With Pagan Roots
How the Puritans Banned Christmas

Wil Wheaton’s Facebook Post 12/7/2021
Wil Wheaton Wrote A Heartbreaking Piece About How Dave Chappelle’s Trans Jokes Do Real Harm
Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)

Blu Del Barrio and Ian Alexander have been cast as non-binary and transgender characters, respectively, on Star Trek: Discovery season 3

Transcript:

Voice Over 0:00
This is Glass City Humanist, a show about humanism, humanist values by a humanist. Here’s your host, Douglas Berger.

Doug Berger 0:09
In this episode, we look at the real reason for the season, and how our holidays began with early humans marking the shortest day of the year in hopes that light would return. Next I talk about actor Wil Wheaton’s recent social media post admitting to his homophobic past, and how humanists and others can follow his current path to be better people. Then finally, I know how some Star Trek fans in an effort to maintain their bigotry missed the entire point of Star Trek

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Credits

Written, produced, and edited by Douglas Berger and he is entirely responsible for the content. Incidental voice overs by Shawn Meagley

The GCH theme is “Glass City Jam” composed using Ampify Studio

This episode by Glass City Humanist is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

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