Podcast: Redemption and Derision


The story of enslavement to freedom is inherent in the Judeo-Christian culture. During this week where emancipation–being freed from slave owners and ultimately our own limitations–is a central focus, it was fitting, then, for Iris Blue to join me. She spent months in “the hole” in a Harris County (Houston) jail. She suffered addiction to heroin. She fought wardens. And she did it all to herself, willfully, angrily and stubbornly. Her story is inspiring and I hope you’ll listen to it. We talk about child-rearing, the church, and who is Jesus?

In the second half, another, less successful religion is discussed: Global Warming. Charlie Martin, now the science editor at Pajamas Media discusses the latest happenings and the bitter clinging to a discarded belief.

Listen here

Trending Today

Related Articles

9

ABC News: Globull Warming Is Like WWII As A “Bad Thing”

Good. Grief. Much like Steven Goddard, I have to start this off with a screenshot of the article in order

1

Settled Science: The Planet Is No Longer Warming

At least at the moment. What will happen next is anyone’s guess. Will we see the temperatures creep up again?

130

Obviously, Denial Of Globull Warming Is Like Denial Of Hitler

I’m tempted to use the malodorous phrase “jumping the shark”, a phrase I detest, for this next bit of climaidiocy,