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A Leap of Doubt
A Leap of Doubt
Nathan Dickey

Hosted by Nathan Dickey, this podcast celebrates the examined life and the courage it takes to lead an evidence-based life of questioning... more

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Episodes

#046: The Fundamentalist Fear of Fantasy, Part II (w/ Hertzey Hertz)

This episode is the second and final part of the conversation I had with my friend Hertzey Hertz on her... more

24 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
#045: The Fundamentalist Fear of Fantasy, Part I (w/ Hertzey Hertz)

This episode is a slightly abridged mirror of a different show on which I was a guest a couple years... more

17 Feb 2020 · 2 hours, 9 minutes
#044: Remembering Jacob Bronowski (w/ Timothy Sandefur)

This episode is a tribute to the late great philosopher, mathematician, poet, and science popularizer Jacob Bronowski (1907-1974). Forerunner to... more

03 Feb 2020 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
#043: Sex, Power, and Partisanship (w/ Dr. Hector A. Garcia)

In this episode, we’re diving headlong into two really tricky and complex issues: Evolutionary psychology and the world of politics.... more

02 Feb 2020 · 40 minutes
#042: Power, Politics, and Fundamentalism: Commentary on “The Family” Documentary (w/ Chris Shelton)

The subject of this episode is a secretive group of Christian nationalists and fundamentalists who have insinuated themselves into the... more

22 Nov 2019 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
#041: Darwin and His Evolutionary Defenders (w/ Dr. David Orenstein)

In this episode, I am joined by special guest Dr. David Orenstein, professor of Anthropology at Medgar Evers College of... more

18 Nov 2019 · 59 minutes
#040: The Case Against Miracles and Apologetics (w/ John W. Loftus)

The subject of our doubt and scrutiny for this episode is miracles and the metaphysical religious truth-claims that all miracle... more

30 Sep 2019 · 47 minutes
#039: Sympathy for the Devil (w/ Jon Hammond)

In this episode, we are exploring the intersection of mythology, history, and common interpretations of ancient texts that many millions... more

23 Jul 2019 · 28 minutes
#038: Escaping Religious Purity Culture (w/ Linda Kay Klein)

On this episode, we cover the evangelical Christian “purity movement” that emerged primarily as an American phenomenon in the 1990s.... more

09 Jul 2019 · 44 minutes
#037: Christian Nationalism’s Founding Myth (w/ Andrew L. Seidel)

My guest for this episode is Andrew L. Seidel, an atheist, secular activist, and constitutional and civil rights attorney at... more

19 Jun 2019 · 47 minutes
#036: Transgender Representation in Fiction (w/ Dharma Kelleher)

My guest for this episode is Dharma Kelleher. One of the few transgender authors in crime fiction, Dharma writes gritty... more

13 Jun 2019 · 51 minutes
#035: American Intolerance of Immigrants is Not New

The history of America’s treatment of the “poor and huddled masses” tells a very different story than the one we’re... more

22 May 2019 · 30 minutes
#034: Did Jesus Exist? (w/ David Fitzgerald)

In this episode, we are doubting the historical existence of a man you may have heard about: Jesus of Nazareth.... more

14 Nov 2018 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
#033: Reviewing “Wild Wild Country” (w/ Chris Watson)

Eastern mysticism clashes with rural America in this episode, as we recount a tale of religious bigotry, government paranoia, bombings,... more

07 Nov 2018 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
#032: The Satanic Panic, Fantasy Games, and Religion (w/ Joseph Laycock, PhD)

In this episode, we explore the topic of fantasy role-playing games (RPGs) within the context of the moral panic and... more

31 Oct 2018 · 53 minutes
#031: How Evangelicalism Fosters Sexual Abuse (w/ Carly Gelsinger)

My guest for this episode is Carly Gelsinger, author, writing teacher, and freelance editor. She holds a bachelor’s in psychology... more

25 Oct 2018 · 54 minutes
#030: Westworld and Philosophy (w/ Kimberly Engels and James South)

In this episode, there is plenty for us to doubt, because we’re talking about philosophy of mind with some moral... more

19 Oct 2018 · 43 minutes
#029: The Post-Fact Era and the Rise of Trump (w/ Nathan Bomey)

In this episode, we are applying our doubts and critical thinking toward the myth of “alternative facts” and other lies... more

11 Oct 2018 · 54 minutes
#028: Falsifying Christianity (w/ David Madison)

In this episode I welcome David Madison as my special guest. He is a former Christian minister who is now... more

04 Oct 2018 · 58 minutes
#027: Women versus Religion (feat. Karen L. Garst, PhD)

This week I am very excited to bring you an interview with Karen L. Garst, PhD. She writes for the... more

20 Sep 2018 · 56 minutes
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#036: Transgender Representation in Fiction (w/ Dharma Kelleher)
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My guest for this episode is Dharma Kelleher. One of the few transgender authors in crime fiction, Dharma writes gritty novels (four... more