Taking The Myth – Jan 2018 Edition

This week on Taking The MythStephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk: Britt Hermes being sued for exposing a quack, the humanist asylum seeker Plato inquisition, the Hijab controversy at St. Stephen’s, Donald Trump, Fire and Fury, The Daily Mail being banned on virgin trains, the H&M ‘racist’ hoodie controversy, Toby Young, Cathy Newman V Jordan Peterson, Charlie Hebdo Anniversary and much, much more!

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UPDATE ? Britt Hermes’s legal fund has hit its target: https://www.naturopathicdiaries.com/legal-defense-fund-update-raised-e50k/

Petition in support of Hamza bin Walayat’s asylum case https://humanism.org.uk/what-you-can-do-to-help/tell-amber-rudd-save-hamza-dont-deport-him/

 

 

 

 


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Jordan Peterson, Cathy Newman and Online Abuse

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I was sent an early copy of Jordan Peterson’s book ’12 Rules for Life: An Antidote To Chaos’  and just finished reading it moments before tapping this out. Images of lobsters, tampons and The Little Mermaid are still fresh in my mind, such is the breadth of material he tackles. I’ll embark on a fairer, more sincere analysis another day—as the Canadian professor has found himself at the centre of more ‘controversy’, this time in my home country.

I don’t really have strong views on Peterson. I’ve simply not absorbed enough of his output. Although, the way in which people are committed to shutting him down wherever he goes makes me want to see what all the fuss is about. See how that works?

I have however noticed the creepy personality cult that he appears to have inspired and when I hear him speak on the topic of god and religion, I get a Deepak Chopra vibe. Not to mention a bit drowsy.

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Ep#108 – The Emancipation Of A Black Atheist

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes author Dauv Evans to the show, where he discusses his book ‘The Emancipation Of A Black Atheist‘ as well as slavery in the Bible, Black Lives Matter and atheism in ‘the black community’.

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Taking The Myth – December 2017 Edition

This week on Taking The MythStephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. We talk: Amir Khan’s Christmas Tree, The Twitter Purge, Britain First, The Quilliam report into ‘Asian grooming gangs’, male circumcision, Twitter trolls, Jerusalem and much, much more!

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Ep#107 – The Rap Guide To Consciousness

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes the return of rapper and award-winning playwright Baba Brinkman (@BabaBrinkman). We hear some tracks from his fantastic new album ‘The Rap Guide To Consciousness’. We also talk about meditation, consciousness, artificial intelligence, natural selection, Sam Harris V Daniel Dennett on free will, psychedelic drugs, Donald Trump, climate change, Cryogenics and much, much more!

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Ep#106 – Tom Wilson – Extremist Groups and Counter-Terrorism

This week on The #GSPodcast Stephen Knight (@Gspellchecker) welcomes Tom Wilson, Fellow at The Henry Jackson Society. Tom specialises in counter-terrorism strategy and extremist groups. We talk about the political left, the rise of the far-right, his recent report titled ‘MEND: Islamists Masquerading As Civil Libertarians’. We also touch on foreign policy, Jeremy Corbyn’s links to Islamists, CAGE, re-integrating returning ISIS fighters, extremist speakers in Universities, Birmingham Trojan horse school plot, ‘British Values’, the Prevent strategy, Brexit and much, much more!

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