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Does the Government Test Your Faith?

We learn about the recent Ohio law that forces colleges and universities to do what many already do – make accommodations for religious believers. We also talk about safe affordable housing and foodstamps

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Just Say No To Interfaith

We look at why Humanism doesn’t belong in Interfaith spaces and we hear a letter to the editor about addressing violent crime in Toledo. We also take time out to acknowledge a show milestone.

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Critical Thinking Can Save The World

In this episode we look at critical thinking. What does it include and how do we not misuse it. Then we take a look at another church and state issue at a local school during election day. Was it on purpose?

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A Pseudo Conflict Between Intersectionality And Humanism

Is there a conflict between Humanism and Intersectionality? Michael Werner believes there is and he is trying to save the UUA from it.

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Fake School Assemblies and Banning Guns

Religious conservatives are performing school assemblies and funneling kids to church all at taxpayer expense and earlier this month the SHoWLE Board voted to ban weapons at meetings. Doug explains why.

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Evangelize For Humanism Without Evangelizing Humanism

How can one sell Humanism to the public without appropriating suspect tactics used by the religious to recruit to their groups? Doug talks about his experiences selling Humanism over the years and how we can reach people and bring them to us. Finally we give an update about a busing dispute involving religious school kids and a public school district.

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Get Younger or Die

Organized groups are having trouble with declining numbers because younger people don’t think the groups address their concerns like social justice. Secular groups should address those issues because they have long roots in the conflict between church and state.

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Banning Abortion Violates Religious Freedom

Our guest is Marcee Lichtenwald, who is a volunteer patient escort with the Toledo Abortion Center We talk about the post Roe landscape for reproductive rights, her time as a patient escort, and what we can do to support abortion rights.

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Separation of Church and State Had A Bad Week

In this episode, we look at the just concluded US Supreme Court term and how it shakes out for religious freedom. It isn’t good.

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Blumner Is Wrong: All Individuals Are Important To Humanism

Robyn Blumner of the Center of Inquiry took the opportunity, in a recent editorial, to slam identity politics, woke progressives, and took a cheap shot at the American Humanist Association.