Friday, December 14, 2018
The Dialogue

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.

Chemical Attacks in Syria – Episode #73

Discussing the chemical attacks in Syria, and America’s response. Also talking about the latest terror attack in Sweden. And a high school student getting into Stamford after writing "#BlackLivesMatter"...

On the Manchester Attack – Episode #77

Discussing the war on the Christian West, and the recent terror attack in Manchester and talk about who is really winning and losing in this war, and why. This is a bigger issue than just “ISIS” or “Radicalism”, and no one else is talking about it

Religion’s Place in Society – Episode 75

What is the balance, or nuance that should be established when discussing religion, and religion's place in society? We discuss a couple of news stories that provide an example of lack of nuance when discussing religion's role in the culture. We also talk about observing the big picture—true in religion, true in the politics, and true in the world.

Solutions – Episode #78

What are some solutions to the social illnesses we see in the culture?

Truth and Secular — The Dialogue Ep. 9

Discussing issues that come down to a disagreement on what the truth is. Do we need the "Secular ten commandments"? Is the bible just a fantasy book? And what's up with Dawkins??

Is God Moral? — The Dialogue Ep. 7

Is God moral? Is the question even valid? What is morality anyway? Tim (The Catholic) and Cal (The Atheist) discuss the question, and debate over the question of what morality even is.

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 Catholic and an Atheist chime in. Go to for the Pre-show and after-show

Me-oh-Miley — The Dialogue Ep. 3

The second test episode of "The Dialogue" with Tim Haines and Atheist Cal Kane.

God in the Classroom? – Episode 69

This turned out to be a really heated conversation! Should God and religion ever be discussed in a secular classroom? If so, should atheism also get a platform?

Scorched Earth Policy – Episode #72

We're burning down Western Civilization, leaving nothing left for the civilized and the rational. The Scorched Earth Policy was a military strategy where a retreating army would destroy or...