Religion And Atheism Episodes

Episodes that deal with religion and atheism in one way or another.
Jan. 15, 2022

Religious brainwashing creates the illusion of natural identity

We think our identities are natural and that conversion or leaving religion is an unnatural act that is brought about through bra…

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Jan. 3, 2022

We can't fight irrationality without fighting religion

Many people, including many atheists, like to have a sterilized version of atheism around. They say the real fight is against irr…

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Dec. 4, 2021

You don't need permission to resist

Oppressive systems don't always come in the form of sticks and stones and visible violence. They also come in the form of systems…

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Nov. 15, 2021

The universe is probably not a simulation

The simulation theory is becoming part of popular culture and even atheists seem sometimes agree that it is likely. But there is …

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Oct. 22, 2021

Atheists cannot believe in Karma

This episode is somewhat a continuation of the previous episode about my problems with the phrase Hindu Atheist. It delvs into ho…

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Oct. 20, 2021

Why I am not a Hindu Atheist

This episode is about a label that is used often in the discourse about atheism in India. It's also about a bit of appropriation …

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Sept. 23, 2021

A response to Devdutt Pattanaik on Hindutva and Hinduism

Mythologist and writer Devdutt Pattanaik recently gave an interview on Akash Banerjee's YouTube channel The Deshbhakt. In it, he …

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Aug. 14, 2021

The Indian Atheist problem

The thing that has been on my mind for the last week has been being an Indian atheist and the complications that come with it bec…

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Jan. 4, 2021

On hurt religious sentiments

Getting hurt is okay. You are human. You are religious. It is only natural that something someone said about your gods has caused…

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