Everyone’s Agnostic Podcast, Episode 182 – Valerie Tarico

Everyone’s Agnostic Podcast, Episode 182 – Valerie Tarico (1 hr., 45 min. audio)

Everyones AgnosticIn this free-ranging interview, Cass Midgley and Bob Pondillo talk with Valerie Tarico about recovery from religion, her book Trusting Doubt, and a wide range of social topics including shifting sexual mores and gender dynamics. (Interview begins at 10 minutes).

Valerie Tarico is a psychologist and writer in Seattle, Washington. She is the author of Trusting Doubt: A Former Evangelical Looks at Old Beliefs in a New Light and Deas and Other Imaginings, and the founder of www.WisdomCommons.org.  Her articles about religion, reproductive health, and the role of women in society have been featured at sites including AlterNet, Salon, the Huffington Post, Grist, and Jezebel.  Subscribe at ValerieTarico.com.

About Valerie Tarico

Seattle psychologist and writer. Author - Trusting Doubt; Deas and Other Imaginings.
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6 Responses to Everyone’s Agnostic Podcast, Episode 182 – Valerie Tarico

  1. Ultrawoman says:

    What do you mean, you don’t watch BLACK MIRROR??? It was totally excellent!!! Watch it!!! Give it a chance!!!! Watch “San Junipero”. It’s not all doom & gloom!
    Also watch Philip K. Dick’s ELECTRIC DREAMS!!! It’s on Amazon, all ten episodes!!! Watch episode 09 “Safe and Sound”.
    Excellent show!!! I’ll put TRUSTING DOUBT on my reading list!!!


    • I can’t do Black Mirror. I started, because I’m fascinated with how technology is changing us. But it’s just too dark.


      • Ultrawoman says:

        Watch the “San Junipero” episode of BLACK MIRROR. It was totally excellent!!! It was totally Eighties!!! This one has a happy ending. This one was not about doom & gloom.
        I still think you’re giving up on BLACK MIRROR too easily. I MADE myself watch it and was glad I did!!!


  2. Ultrawoman says:

    What episode of BLACK MIRROR did you watch that turned you off?


    • Traveler in a horror house game who dies because he didn’t turn off his cell phone; people blackmailed into duel,


      • Ultrawoman says:

        That wasn’t my favorite, either. Was this “Shut up and Dance”? This was was the one where they had footage of the kid wanking in front of his laptop. His younger sister unwittingly installed malware on it. Toward the end, the kid fights a duel with another guy and he’s arrested. A trollface appears on his phone.
        They did everything the hackers wanted & their families still found out about whatever they did. The hackers did it for kicks, never mind the money.
        “San Junipero” was really good and totally Eighties. There was the “White Christmas” special starring Jon Hamm of MAD MEN fame.
        If it’s not for you, it’s not for you. I felt I made myself get through it & was glad I did!


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