Central Valley Alliance of Atheists and Skeptics
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The Central Valley Alliance of Atheists and Skeptics hosts two different podcast series. "The CVAAS Lecture Series", where guest speakers, lecturers, and CVAAS members speak or debate in public. And the podcast "Rational Horizon", where CVAAS members interview interesting people, discuss skepticism, religious apologetics, and events that impact secular and skeptical people in the San Joaquin Valley.
||CleanRational Horizon 06 – The “T” in LGBT – Transgender & Transsexual issues. Justice for All!||In this edition of Rational Horizon, Mark Boyd interviews Jess and Jordan Fitzpatrick, and their friend Rain Chamberlain about issues important to the Transgender and Transsexual community. Jess and Jordan are speakers at this year’s 9th Annual Her||8/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCVAAS Lecture Series – 03 – Brian Dunning – “Five Miracles”||In this podcast CVAAS presents Brian Dunning at the 5th Annual Heretic’s Barbecue, held October 7th, 2012. Mr. Dunning gives his skeptical presentation of 5 different miracles or miraculous events. These events include: The Incorruptible Monk – a||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRational Horizon 05 – Sean and Mark talk about being at the Reason Rally and SkeptiCal conference||Mark and Sean talk about their experiences at the Reason Rally and the SkeptiCal Conference. Special musical appearance by singer bassist Joey Fabian.||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanModerated table discussion between CVAAS and New Covenant church at the “Defense of Faith” symposium||In April 2008, the New Covenant Church of Fresno held a debate and symposium they called, “In Defense of Faith”. This program was created by New Covenant in order to help its membership, “Explore (religious and secular) issues in depth||4/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCVAAS Lecture Series – 02 – David Costa – “What is Atheism?”||On March 7th, 2011, CVAAS member David Costa was invited by University of Phoenix professor Ken West to give a presentation about atheism in his course on Western Religions.||11/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRational Horizon 04 – Formal arguments, logical fallacies, inductive vs deductive reasoning||Announcements – 2nd Annual Heretic’s Barbecue is advertised, Rational Horizon is on iTunes. Atheist & Skeptic podcasts. We discuss formal arguments. In logic and philosophy an argument is more than just an angry exchange of opposing vie||11/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRational Horizon 03 – Kathy Griffin! Also, is religious experience evidence of God?||Kathy Griffin was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program for her show, “My Life on the D-List”. This show is an autobiographical comedy of Griffin’s life as a stand-up comedienne and television bit player. During Griffin’||11/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRational Horizon 02 – The problem with homeopathy. Also, pattern matching and pareidolia.||Mark Boyd discusses a very brief visit to a disappointing homeopathic clinic in Fresno California. Apparently a homeopathic clinic also doubles as a real estate sales office! Also, images of the Virgin Mary and of Jesus have been identified as appear||11/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRational Horizon 01 – A discussion of claims made by Richard Gage about a 9/11 conspiracy||This episode took a skeptical look at claims made by Richard Gage, founder of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth. We deconstruct his interview on Great Day, a morning television show in the Central Valley, and discuss his evidence for a 9/11 consp||11/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|