May 21, 2022
This episode went from discussions on the nature of religion, to Buddhism, to the ex-Muslim movement, to intelligent design. Tons of material in here.
May 18, 2022
Ghalib Kamal is a Pakistani science communicator who has been hard at work fighting irrationality and religious bigotry on YouTube. We will talk with him about how he got to where he is and where he thinks we all might go fr…
May 14, 2022
Sat down for a discussion with my Instagram friend Aiman about separating art from artists and all that is tangentially related to this matter. In recent times, we have come across multiple instances of authors and creators …
May 11, 2022
The Humanities are devalued in the Indian education system. This is no secret. But what goes unnoticed is the ways in which this devaluing ruins us on a cultural and sociological level. This episode was about the things an A…
May 4, 2022
In this episode we talked about the chip on the shoulder of people who define themselves as spiritual, despite spirituality not having a clear definition. We also got into gaming a little bit.
April 27, 2022
Hustle culture is the idea that hard work is a solution to all problems. It's not. And a lot of hustle culture promoters who call themselves "problem-solvers" can't be called so because they don't actually talk about the pro…
April 20, 2022
Our news feeds are full of motivational content. Some find it useful and some find it annoying. But there are threads linking much of it to religion, political doctrine, and even patriarchy. So let's talk about some of those…
April 16, 2022
I have mentioned many times in my live streams that I used to be a Hindutva supporter and I turned away from it some years ago. But since many of you have followed me in the course of the last few months, I wanted to do a sh…
April 9, 2022
There is good evidence to suggest that even religious people consider their religions sanatan or something. This episode was sort of about that, but also went in other, related directions.
April 8, 2022
I sat down with Adi Shankar to talk about his latest work Guardians of Justice and we ended up discussing social satire, imagining the future, and his personal history.
April 6, 2022
We talked about his life, his work, his ideas and experiences on the media. We also discussed where we are as a nation and where we may be going.
April 2, 2022
This episode started out with the intention of explaining how childhood indoctrination is what really keeps religion alive, and then moved over into other interesting territories like love, evolution, and capitalism.
March 30, 2022
This episode of the show was the 50th live stream on the youtube channel and we had a lot of conversations about religion, multiculturalism, secular life, and media bias.
March 26, 2022
This episode was about engaging with the religious and not overreaching into philosophical territories that aren't justifiable in honesty. We also talked about a good number of social justice issues.
March 23, 2022
This episode had a shitty beginning (literally) and then got better as we talked about the importance of modern medicine and the threats to it from culturally sanctioned superstitions.
March 16, 2022
Shahbaz Ansar is a journalist and quite open about being an atheist. We chatted about what that makes his life next to Hindus, Muslims, and even other atheists. We also talked about the Indian religio-political landscape.
March 5, 2022
This episode had us talking about religious morality, morality of killing animals, morality of foul-mouthed "saints", and other interesting topics.
March 2, 2022
This episode was about how many people define god in many ways and as an atheist having conversations about claims of god, how we should abide by rules of logic.
Feb. 26, 2022
In this episode, conversations with listeners spanned the multiverse. We talked about agnostic atheism, why people fall for baba claims, and whether scripture says caste is assigned at birth.