Options Too Much Information with Benjamen Walker: Playlist from September 9, 2013 Options

Benjamen Walker's avatar View Benjamen Walker's profile Options

Too Much Information is the sober hangover after the digital party has run out of memes, apps and schemes. Host Benjamen Walker finds out that, in a world where everyone overshares the truth 140 characters at a time, telling tales might be the most honest thing to do.

On WFMU (Info) | 91.1, 90.1, 91.9 FM & wfmu.org
WFMU LIVE Audio Streams (Get help):   Pop-up  |  128k AAC  |  128k MP3  |  32k MP3  |  32k Windows

iTunes Feed Also available as an MP3 podcast. More info at our Podcast Central page.

<-- Previous playlist | Back to Too Much Information with Benjamen Walker playlists | Next playlist -->

Options September 9, 2013: The Happy Atheist
An hour of conversation with PZ Myers author of "The Happy Atheist"

Listen to this show: MP3 - 128K | | Add or read comments

Artist Comments
The Happy Atheist  "The Happy Atheist" by PZ Myers 

Listener comments!

  Mon. 9/9/13 6:09pm Curious:

Please define God
Avatar Mon. 9/9/13 6:10pm northguineahills:

  Mon. 9/9/13 6:17pm Einstein:

Avatar Mon. 9/9/13 6:20pm Fredericks:

How does PZ explain the intuitive sense of order that religionists ascribe to god and scientists ascribe to scientific laws?
  Mon. 9/9/13 6:21pm Ben's Soul:

Help me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/9/13 6:26pm Wretch:

Atheism is a set of beliefs as much as Not Collecting Stamps is a hobby.
  Mon. 9/9/13 6:28pm John:

Whatever get's you through the night
Avatar Mon. 9/9/13 6:33pm Fredericks:

Has he read "Religion for Atheists" by Alain de Botton?
  Mon. 9/9/13 6:35pm Curiouser:

Do you believe in love?
  Mon. 9/9/13 6:37pm Einstein:

Sounds like you have a really narrow view as to what god is
  Mon. 9/9/13 6:38pm Bingo Joe:

You must really rile up the ol' gals
Avatar Mon. 9/9/13 6:47pm northguineahills:

Thanks Benjamen! Time for me to leave work, enjoyed the conversation!
  Mon. 9/9/13 6:50pm Ben's Soul:

Thanks alot. You didn't only not answer any of the tougher questions, but reinforced his preexisting beliefs.
  Fri. 9/13/13 3:32pm Russell:

At last, I now know how to pronounce "Pharyngula" (@39:49)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 9/19/13 2:09pm Mike Noble:

Man, really drew the crazies out for this one. I think Benjamen should bring Myers back for hour 2. Suggested topics: rampant sexism in the atheist community, Richard Dawkins' perceived Islamophobia, and whether or not science can weigh in on justice and morality.
  Wed. 11/20/13 7:44pm Michael Shook:

In my experience I believe different things at different times, highly dependent on context.
I would liked to have heard more discussion of the scientific study of religion - Pascal Boyer, Religion Explained and Scott Atran.
I also would have liked to here Benjamin & PZ discuss mystery as in the mystery of the universe - eg why is there gravity
Avatar Sat. 2/22/14 7:23am beardoman:

@Mike Noble I know I'm late to the party, but you asked two loaded questions:

1: Most atheists are not part of any atheist community. No need to make generalizations.
2:He may, or may not be. However, it's not like he's the king of atheism. It's irrelevent

If this is what people see as "hard questions", I agree they should be answered. It's definitely not the first time I've answered them.
Post a comment!
Email address
(optional, not public):
Your comment: (No HTML, please)

<-- Previous playlist | Back to Too Much Information with Benjamen Walker playlists | Next playlist -->

RSS feeds for Too Much Information with Benjamen Walker: RSSPlaylists feed | RSSMP3 archives feed

| E-mail Benjamen Walker | Other WFMU Playlists | All artists played by Too Much Information with Benjamen Walker |

Listen on the Internet  |  Contact Us  |  Music & Programs  |  WFMU Home Page  |  Support Us  |  FAQ

Live Audio Streams: Pop-up  |  128k AAC  |  128k MP3  |  32k MP3  |  32k Windows

(C) 2019 WFMU. Generated by KenzoDB, (C) 2000-2019 Ken Garson