Happy New Year!Â We kick off 2010 by interviewing Stuart Bechman, president of Atheist Alliance International (AtheistAlliance.org).Â AAI is planning its first-ever Australian convention in Melbourne on March 12-14, 2010.Â For details visit AtheistConvention.org.au–tickets are going fast!
Also discussed in this episode:
Crazy Christmas: Pope Ratzinger gets jumped by a wingnut at Christmas Mass, and another Muslim whackjob tries to blow up an airplane (last time it was shoes; this time it’s underpants).
Congratulations, Mississippi!Â You lead the nation in religiosity.Â And poverty.Â And teen pregnancy.Â And poor health.Â And federal support.Â Â Coincidence, cause or correlation?Â Oh, and check out this bonus graphic showing the correlation between Southern Baptism and teen pregnancy.
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Recorded December 31, 2009.Â Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll.
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