Radio Freethinker

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Show notes for Episode 92

Posted by Ethan Clow on December 7, 2010

Radio Freethinker Episode 92 – Polygamy laws in Canada, Entrapment and creating terrorists, plus horrible gifts to give skeptics and a few good ones too.

Download the episode here!

Song: Twelves days of Christmas by Bill and Doug Mackenzie

Bonus Song: Steve Martin’s 5 Christmas Wishes

Skeptical News:

Polygamy laws in Canada

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2010/11/23/bc-polygamy-hearing.html
http://www.cbc.ca/airplay/episodes/2010/11/23/bc-court-will-rule-on-legality-of-polygamy-laws/
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/C-46/page-5.html
http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/story.html?id=adc82fe9-f515-47af-973d-d6bfe42c4b3b
http://www.xtra.ca/public/National/Get_rid_of_Canadas_polygamy_law-8092.aspx
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2010/11/22/bc-polygamy-hearing.html

Entrapment and creating terrorists

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2010/11/somaliborn-teen-planned-oregon-car-bombing-authorities-claim/>
http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/citydesk/2010/10/27/would-be-metro-bomber-caught-in-sting/
http://www.salon.com/news/opinion/glenn_greenwald/2010/11/28/fbi/index.html
http://articles.latimes.com/2010/nov/28/nation/la-na-portland-bomb-plot-20101128/2

Topics:

Horrible gifts for Skeptics (plus a few good ones too)

iTunes Apps
QI Healing by Ken Cohen-Energy Medicine Techniques to Heal Yourself and Others $25.99

Ask The Kabala Oracle Cards $6.99

Archangel Oracle Cards $6.99

Services in Vancouver
DIVINE ENERGETIX $85 1 hour session

Paranormal Equipment – Tomsgadgets.com

Ghost Hunting Equipment for Paranormal investigators. We have constructed an entire product range for carrying out Ghost Hunts and using science to explain strange happenings in haunted locations. Use EMF, motion and EVP recording equipment to carry out your research

iFan case for iPod – Saving the environment one iPhone at a time
http://www.mobilemag.com/2010/12/06/ifan-case-for-iphone-really-blows-in-a-good-way/

The Secret – killed Kim Tinkham (see Respectful Insolence for more info)

Good Gifts:
-’The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming’ by Lemony Snicket; tells the story of Hannukah and Christmas in a secular way, while also being uproariously funny
-online price $11.02 on chapters.ca
-’Crawl’ by by John McCormick; tells the story of a group of friends at a pub on Christmas Day, who go on to discuss the many awful things that have been done in the name of faith
-$14.95 on chapters.ca

Skeptical Highlights:

CFI Book Club: The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas – Saturday, December 11th 2010 at 1:00 pm at the Grind Coffee Shop on Main street Vancouver

Film Night “What would Jesus Buy?” Thursday December 9th at 7pm featuring Ethan Clow as a guest speaker. See http://www.influency.com for more info.

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