Daily Archives: November 19, 2017

Seth Andrews: The Satanic Panic – The Witch Hunt of the Late Twentieth Century…


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Date: November 19, 2017

01) Seth Andrews: The Satanic Panic – The Witch Hunt of the Late Twentieth Century


“Join Seth Andrews for a humorous (and occasionally shocking) romp through The Satanic panic of the 70s, 80s and 90s.

His speech was given at the 2017 Florida Freethought Conference.”

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CRISPR…


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Date: November 19, 2017

01) Update: CRISPR

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“It’s been almost two years since we learned about CRISPR, a ninja-assassin-meets-DNA-editing-tool that has been billed as one of the most powerful, and potentially controversial, technologies ever discovered by scientists. In this episode, we catch up on what’s been happening (it’s a lot), and learn about CRISPR’s potential to not only change human evolution, but every organism on the entire planet.

Out drinking with a few biologists, Jad finds out about something called CRISPR. No, it’s not a robot or the latest dating app, it’s a method for genetic manipulation that is rewriting the way we change DNA. Scientists say they’ll someday be able to use CRISPR to fight cancer and maybe even bring animals back from the dead. Or, pretty much do whatever you want. Jad and Robert delve into how CRISPR does what it does, and consider whether we should be worried about a future full of flying pigs, or the simple fact that scientists have now used CRISPR to tweak the genes of human embryos.”

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The Black Community, Education, and Taking Down Statues (Johnny C. Taylor Pt. 1)…


Date: November 19, 2017

01) The Black Community, Education, and Taking Down Statues (Johnny C. Taylor Pt. 1)


“Johnny C. Taylor (CEO, The Thurgood Marshall College Fund) joins Dave to discuss historically black colleges and universities, The Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the family dynamic within the black community, the debate surrounding taking down monuments and statues, incarceration within the black community, and more.”


Immigration Debate and Racial Tensions in America (Johnny C. Taylor Pt. 2):