Mike McHargue, also known as “Science Mike,” is a Christian turned atheist turned follower of Jesus who uses his story to help people know God in an age of science. Mike is the host and co-hosts of two podcasts-Ask Science Mike and The Liturgists Podcast-that have attracted a curious following among Christians, the spiritually interested and the religiously unaffiliated.
This week on Ask Science Mike, we explore the following questions today. How do we overcome unhealthy, escapist behaviors? You're a Miracle (and a Pain in the Ass) Do post-gender binary labels reinforce the gender binary? How sex and gender — which are not the same thing — influence our health Sex and gender: what is the difference? | Journal of Applied Physiology Why are exterior testicles a feature on so many mammals? Are testicles external for cooling, galloping, display, or something else? How can I reconcile evolution with my beliefs about God? Biologos
A special preview of The Alien Podcast which is our private podcast for patrons. This week Michael (The Alien) and Jamie (The Sex Witch) talk about all manner of rabbit trails. Each week on The Alien Podcast Michael has open ended conversations with wonderful people like William Matthews, Dr. Hillary McBride, Jamie Lee Finch, Peter Rollins, and more. Join The Liturgists at the $10 and get more episodes like this every single week: theliturgists.com/joinThis Sunday at 11am Pacific you are invited to join us for The Sunday Thing. Hundreds of liturgists from around the world get together via video. We break into smaller groups to talk and it is such a wonderful time. You are not alone in your doubts, questions, anger, sadness, atheism, theism, or any other thing you are going through. To find out more and to join us on Sunday, go to theliturgists.com
William Matthews, Dr. Hillary McBride, and Michael Gungor discuss dissonance and how our minds work to make sense of things when we have two incongruent ideas occupy our minds at one time. How does our ability to survive affect how we approach those different ideas? What kind of new thing exists in the space of that dissonance? Michael describes the experience to be like that of a polychord from Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring.This Sunday at 11am Pacific you are invited to join us for The Sunday Thing. Hundreds of liturgists from around the world get together via video. We break into smaller groups to talk and it is such a wonderful time. You are not alone in your doubts, questions, anger, sadness, atheism, theism, or any other thing you are going through. To find out more and to join us on Sunday, go to theliturgists.com
This week, Mike offers honest, non-judgemental responses to the following questions. What happens in the brain that makes it feel as though time is moving faster as you get older? Why Does Time Seem to Speed Up with Age? What do you think about the Healthy at Every Size movement? Healthy at Every Size How can one develop a robust sexual ethic after deconstruction? How do I know if I am Asexual? 10 Things you need to know about Asexuality
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Location
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Episode Count
410
Podcast Count
29
Total Airtime
2 weeks, 1 day