Watching The Atheist Experience may lead you to Hell - The Atheist Experience #704

Another long call with Mark, a member of the Austin Stone Community Church ( http://www.austinstone.org ), who expresses his fear that children who watch The Atheist Experience will literally burn in hell.

Mark previously called in during show #695 (with Russell Glasser and Martin Wagner) and show #696 (with Matt Dillahunty and Jeff Dee). This appears to be the same caller as "Andrew" from show #686 and "Mike" from show #693.

This is a long excerpt from The Atheist Experience #704 of April 10, 2011 (topic: "a couple of news items") with Russell Glasser and Tracie Harris. The complete episode is archived on Blip.tv:
http://blip.tv/file/5006681

You can read more about this episode on The Atheist Experience Blog:
http://atheistexperience.blogspot.com/2011/04/show-704-open-thread.html
http://atheistexperience.blogspot.com/2011/04/building-your-mental-immune-system.html


WHAT IS THE ATHEIST EXPERIENCE?

The Atheist Experience is a weekly cable access television show in Austin, Texas geared at a non-atheist audience. The Atheist Experience is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin. The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop and support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing and friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of state-church separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists and to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals.


VISIT THE ACA'S OFFICIAL WEB SITES

http://www.atheist-community.org (The Atheist Community of Austin)
http://www.atheist-experience.com (The Atheist Experience TV Show)

More shows and video clips can be found in the archive:
http://www.atheist-experience.com/archive

DVDs of the Atheist Experience can be purchased via:
http://www.atheist-community.org/products


MUSIC CREDITS

Theme song: "Listen to Reason," written and performed by Bryan Steeksma.
http://www.myspace.com/bryansteeksma
http://www.youtube.com/bryansteeksma


NOTES

TheAtheistExperience is a fan appreciation channel on YouTube.
"The Atheist Experience" is a registered trademark of the ACA.

Creative Commons license: BY, NC, SA
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

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Comment by George on April 20, 2011 at 10:31pm
I found the quote at 26:25 really chilling: "They (the parents) would sooner disown their kids - kick them out of the house - than watch the Atheist Experience with them."
Comment by Napoleon Bonaparte on April 15, 2011 at 6:39pm

The theist was sincere in his beliefs and concerned for his children. He sees Atheists and Atheism as a threat to his family and referred to hatred as expressed by his congregation. I think the presenters being former religious people handled it well. I hope his churchs global mission doesn't do too much harm to anyone. The show was entertaining and I have bookmarked this page.

Is there a show specifically for Atheists and people who have never embraced religion ?

Comment by Donegal on April 14, 2011 at 5:56am
I hope they'll get to hear from some of these youngsters they're "leading to hell."  I'd love to hear their perspective!

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