The Dialogue

A Catholic (Tim Haines), an Atheist (Cal Kane), a Dialogue.  The Dialogue shows how a Catholic and a classical Atheist can have a civilized conversation, even in areas where they disagree—and boy do they disagree!  The Dialogue features discussions on secular news topics, science, and social issues, as well as conversations about issues where Tim and Cal take opposing sides, soft debate, and sometimes not-so-soft debate.

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“Kid Conundrums” — The Dialouge Ep. 45

When you form children, you're forming the future. With that in mind, what kind of future are we forming when kids are raised to be good citizens, but not Good persons? Covered in this episode are immunization, education, the family's disposition, absentee parents, and more.
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Socials Smackdown! #1 – Topic Salad

In our first "Facebook Live Fight" (Now called "Socials Smackdown") we hit up our Facebook fans for topics they wanted to hear us fight about. They were loud and proud with their response to our call, and sent in so many great topics that we covered four of them instead of just one. ..
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“Debate: Sex, Contraception, Consequences” – The Dialogue Ep. 37

Debating premarital sex, contraception, and consequences. Cal stands firm on the secular argument, casting doubt on the trustworthiness and credibility of Catholic teaching while Tim offers evidence that disproves the credibility of the secular argument
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Bullying – The Dialogue #51

Bullying has been part of the experience of human adolescence since the caves. But how we handle it today is contrary to the human constitution. We perpetuate the “victim state” and don’t teach young people confidence, or how to rise above adversity.
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Is Christianity a Force for Good? — The Dialogue Ep. 23

In this “official” live debate, Tim and Cal take off the gloves and hit hard. Is Christianity a force for good, or is it the opiate of the masses? Is it a moral authority, or the “bloodiest religion on earth”?
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What Religion? — The Dialogue Ep. 4

News, philosophy, and "if Cal Kane joined a religion, which religion would it be, and why?"
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History and Scripture — The Dialogue Ep. 8

Description Tim and Cal discuss scripture, how atheists fail to understand it, and how Catholics......well it's just about how atheists fail to understand it ;-) This...
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Satan in Schools? – The Dialogue #71

An "After School Satan" club receiving swift tax exempt status gets us into a discussion about religion, anti-religions, and whether they should be treated...
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It’s Alive…ALIVE! – The Dialogue #70

Fake  meat from a lab, and a human-pig hybrid.  Is there a consequence—spiritual, physical, cultural, or otherwise—to turing the living into the synthetic?  A...
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Islam Strikes, Reason Submits — The Dialogue Ep. 42

The heat just keeps on coming, as we discuss the recent martyrdom/murder of a French priest at the hands of Islamist animals. This takes us into a conversation about similar threats in the UK, race issues, and relevant BASIC common sense