Jimmy Akin Podcast

After having considered the faith perspective on whether we must believe the Earth is relatively young, Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli now turn to the scientific evidence for whether Earth is young or old, including radiometric dating and changing physical constants.

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Jumping between 1966 and 1866, the 2nd Doctor and Jamie destroy the Daleks once and for all. Or not. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the Doctor's guile that almost alienates Jamie and the producers' attempt to kill off the very popular villains.

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Lord of the Flies, TOS-style. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about Kirk's traditional views on child-rearing, the awkwardness of a pre-teen crush, and Dr. McCoy's violation of medical ethics in creating vaccines.

Direct download: SST119.mp3
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For centuries, Jews and Christians have read the Bible and thought the Earth is only a few thousand years old. But the scientific revolution claimed it's billions of years old. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli ask what does the biblical and scientific evidence really say, how is it being misread, and by whom?

Direct download: MYS119.mp3
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Introducing Vicki. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this 1st Doctor story that includes the first new Companion to come aboard the show and the Doctor getting physical as they confront a killer's evil plan.

Direct download: WHO194.mp3
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In their re-watch of the 1st season of Discovery, Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory have reached the mid-season finale, where much of the plot threads woven so far come together, and they discuss whether this is where Discovery finally hit its stride.

Direct download: SST118.mp3
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In his 1998 book, gov't psychic Ingo Swann claimed he'd been hired in 1975 to remote view certain sites on the Moon where he perceived alien bases. In part 2 of their discussion, Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss whether Ingo was telling the truth and whether there really could be aliens on the Moon.

Direct download: MYS118.mp3
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In this 2nd part of a 2-parter, the Doctor and Amy both win and lose. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha talk about the losses incurred, a mother's mistakes, and ultimate sacrifices.

Direct download: WHO193.mp3
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Enterprise's temporal cold war plot returns for this episode. Jimmy Akin, Dom Bettinelli, and Fr. Cory Sticha look at the the cold war arc, the subtle twist on what "enemies" do here, and the inclusion of a religious subplot involving Phlox.

Direct download: SST117.mp3
Category:Secrets of Star Trek -- posted at: 4:00pm PDT

Government psychic Ingo Swann claimed in a 1998 book called "Penetration" that he was asked by a secret agency to do remote reviewing experiments suggesting an alien presence on the Moon. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli ask what we should make of his claims of aliens on the Moon and even on Earth.

Direct download: MYS117.mp3
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We've had so much great feedback lately and so much to say about the mysteries we've been discussing lately that we didn't want to shortchange listener feedback. That's why Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli have created this special BONUS episode dedicated to your Mysterious Feedback.

Direct download: MYS116.mp3
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In part 1 of this 2-parter, Jimmy, Dom, and Fr. Cory discuss the return of the Silurians in new Who as written by current showrunner Chris Chibnall and they appreciate the depiction of a loving dad helping a dyslexic son to read with patience.

Direct download: WHO192.mp3
Category:Secrets of Doctor Who -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

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