This week we find out if atheists are smarter than religious people, how a rational Parliament might work, and why Straight Pride UK are rather silly. We also look at the sad case of Neon Roberts, FGM in the news, the portrayal of mental health in videogames, and a brand new material.
Smart Atheists (2:11) by Tessa Kendall Privilege & Straight Pride (8:24) by Richard Firth-Godbehere Rational Parliament (16:26) by James O’Malley (ft Adam Smith) Neon Roberts (30:46) by Keir Liddle Upsalite (36:10) by Dean Burnett FGM (45:02) by Dawn Firth-Godbehere Mental Health & Videogames (52:38) by Chris Chapman The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
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Pineapplegate (1:02) by James O’Malley Maps in History (4:49) by Richard Firth-Godbehere Jeremy Hunt & Homeopathy (11:44) by Sean Ellis Northern Ireland (17:02) by Mary Too Much Swearing? (29:32) by Alex Fitch Improbable Research (41:48) by Sarah Castor-Perry Atheist Prayer Experiment (46:37) by Justin Brierly
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Secular Europe March (1:26) by James O’Malley (ft Keith Porteous Wood and David Pollock) Death Penalty (11:22) by Drew Rae Teach Kids To Code (19:33) by Salim Fadhley (ft Emma Mulqueeney) Ada Lovelace Day (27:44) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Suw Charman-Anderson) Michelle Bachmann (35:57) by Adam Cuerden Keep God Out Of Government (44:05) by James O’Malley (ft Jon Holmes) BHA Creationism Letter (52:38) by Blakeley Nixon (ft Richy Thompson) Debating Religion (pt 1) (58:18) by Justin Brierley Debating Religion (pt 2) (65:40) by Richard Firth-Godbehere The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
Follow-Up Links for Drew:
Unfortunately, the sources for Drew Rae’s report are all paywalled. Here are links to a few abstracts which give a flavour of the research he summarised.