American Freethought Podcast

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An atheist podcast hosted by John C. Snider.

I interview Kevin Bolling, Executive Director of the Secular Student Alliance, a non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate high school and college students about the value of scientific reason and the intellectual basis of secularism in its atheistic and humanistic manifestations. We talk about how SSA was affected by the pandemic, about the organization's plans in a post- pandemic world, and what today's young people's religious and social attitudes mean for the future of America. For more about the Secular Student Alliance, visit You can find them on social media @SecularStudents. Theme music courtesy of Body Found. Follow …


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