ScathingAtheist 242: Mormon Mecca Edition

Oct 05, 11:00 AM

In this week’s episode, we wade out of Alma with the greatest acting we can muster, robots start passing the Turing Test at glory holes because science is important, and we’ll try to absorb 187 years of concentrated crazy over a weekend.

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Guest Links:

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Headlines:

US votes against UN resolution against capital punishment for blasphemy: https://thinkprogress.org/united-nations-gay-death-penalty-36e6a5101ec9/

Multiple asshats explain why god allowed Las Vegas shooting: _http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/03/fox-news-host-maybe-the-las-vegas-shooter-just-didnt-believe-in-god/ http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/02/pat-robertson-blames-vegas-shooting-on-lack-of-respect-for-donald-trump-and-god/ http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/02/dave-daubenmire-god-let-the-vegas-shooting-occur-because-our-nation-is-wicked/

Christian radio host says the atheist NFL is brainwashing everyone with gamma rays: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/01/christian-radio-host-the-anti-christian-nfl-is-brainwashing-us-with-gamma-rays/

Canadian police seek recalled bishop over child porn accusations: http://religionnews.com/2017/09/29/canada-police-seek-recalled-vatican-diplomat-for-child-porn/

Mormon Leader reaffirms church’s opposition to gay rights: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/01/mormon-leader-yep-we-still-think-gay-marriage-is-the-worst/

Canadian bishops oppose vaccine that prevents cancer: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/09/29/canadian-bishops-oppose-vaccine-that-prevents-cervical-cancer/

3 Year old Nepalese girl chosen to be next living goddess: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/09/30/3-year-old-girl-chosen-by-hindu-priests-to-be-nepals-new-living-goddess/

CO student sues her high school for anti-atheist discrimination: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/09/26/colorado-student-sues-her-old-school-district-for-anti-atheist-discrimination/

Google nerd starts religion that worships AI Godhead: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/09/29/ex-google-engineer-starts-religion-that-worships-artificial-intelligence/

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