The How-To Heretic

A User's Guide to Life Beyond Religion

Whether you're just thinking about leaving your religion, or you're a dyed-in-the-wool decades-long atheist, your audio uncles Mark and Dan are here to help. With the aid of wise friends and experts in all sorts of fields, The How-To Heretic Podcast will guide you through the scary worlds of heathen living, and make sure you have fun in your new heretical life! We're here for you, friend; so kick off your shoes and join us!

020: Don't sleep in the (Tokyo) subway


This week! Uncle Dan explains a strange word and Uncle Mark sees a face in it, We meet a genocidal group of Buddhist / Hindu / Christian / other lunatics, and Andrew Copson of Humanists UK joins us to discuss his excellent new book, Secularism. 

Pareidolia - Coming to terms, psychological phenomenon, hallucination 

Meet Aum Shinrikyo - Japanese cult, sarin, nerve gas, Buddhism, terrorism 

Andrew Copson Humansist UK, secularism, Turkey, United States, India, France, government