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God of the week:Athena: Greek goddess of wisdom, war, and artistry
Interview:This evening we are thrilled to be joined byCara Santa Maria! Cara is a journalist, science communicator, television presenter and producer, and podcaster, hostingTalk NerdyandSGU. (And somehow she has found time to talk to us tonight!)
Why we love the internet Thoughts about the internet:Criticism of Islam!
Because ideas aren’t people, and bad ideas deserve to be criticized and mocked. Dan read a few messages he received from ex-Muslims, and explains why if you use the term “Islamophobia” in a serious manner, we automatically assume you’re an idiot.
Quote of the Week:“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'”
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Next week's episode:We’ll bring you our interview with the awesome James Fell, fitness and nutrition writer and all-around fantastic debunker of bullshit.