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Your user's guide to life on the outside.

Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here!

We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!

The How-To Heretic Mark, Dan, and Doug

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Your user's guide to life on the outside.

Leaving religion is the first step into a larger, better world. But it can also be a scary world. Things work differently now. Never fear: that's why we’re here!

We're your audio uncles, and with help from good friends and experts in all sorts of fields, we're going to share the stories and seek the knowledge we all need for building a great life! After all, you only get one (that we know of), so you'd better make the most of it!

    Burnt by the Sun - 187

    Burnt by the Sun - 187

    This week, Mark asks you to wear eye protection with the Miracle of Fatima, Uncle Dan spills the beans on the secrets of the Rosicrucians, and Uncle Doug loses all meaning (or does he?) with Kabbala. 

    Dr. Death - 186

    Dr. Death - 186

    This week! Uncle Mark rolls snake-eyes with Pascal's Wager, Uncle Doug gets into a fishy mystery with the Jesus Fish, and Dr. Terri Daniel joins us to talk about grieving and death from a non-religious perspective.
    To find the Amazing Dr. Terri Daniel and explore her work and services, check out her website: 
    https://spiritualityandgrief.com/

    Triangle Talk - 185

    Triangle Talk - 185

    This week! Uncle Mark bends belief with spoon bending, Uncle Doug warns against the wrath of the Bermuda Triangle and professor Jim returns to help us understand the theories behind conspiracies. 

    Nate Phelps - 184

    Nate Phelps - 184

    This week! Uncle Doug runs wild and lives to regret it with Rumspringa, Uncle Dan tries to explain Easter and fails, and Nate Phelps joins us to talk about waking from his nightmare.

    The Third Corey - 183

    The Third Corey - 183

    This week! Uncle Mark finds 9 is too many with The Order of 9 Angles, Uncle Dan finds the accidental good guy in the Book of Mormon with Korihor, and Uncle Doug wants you to tell your friends the COVID vaccine is right for them.

    Snake Saint - 182

    Snake Saint - 182

    This week! Uncle Mark wants the loot from the young Earth creationists, Uncle Doug reviews Murder Among the Mormons and Uncle Dan hopes you enjoy St. Patrick's Day responsibly (and a little more honestly).

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