The Bonfire Sessions
#033: All Things Conceptual

#033: All Things Conceptual

December 16, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about how G-O-D is a concept, how even objective truths are always approached subjectively, and the fact that all of us are in some sort of spiritual process.

#032: We Are All Mimetic

#032: We Are All Mimetic

December 9, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about mimetic theory and its implications for humanity, how we all stand on the shoulders of giants, and how this life seems like nothing but a dream.

#031: What in the Hell is the Devil?

#031: What in the Hell is the Devil?

December 2, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about the new Eric Metaxas children's books, what "the satan" is and is not, and whether dolphins have the ability to believe in God.

#030: You’ve Got Qs, We’ve Got As, Part Deux

#030: You’ve Got Qs, We’ve Got As, Part Deux

November 25, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys take questions from listeners, including which philosopher’s work is most helpful to those with a frazzled brain, whether or not Jeff Sessions is someone we secretly admire (given we include his surname in the title of the show), and a handful of others.

#029: Haters Gonna Hate . . . On Universalism

#029: Haters Gonna Hate . . . On Universalism

November 18, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about all the hate Universalists get, how it sucks to lose friends over theology, and then offer a response to the Hitler argument for eternal hell.

#028: The Camp Fire, One Year Later

#028: The Camp Fire, One Year Later

November 10, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about the Camp Fire and how life has changed over the past year, what animals they each deserve to reincarnate as, all while swarms of flies continually land on them and their gear.

#027: Al-Baghdadi and the Trolley Problem

#027: Al-Baghdadi and the Trolley Problem

November 4, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about PG&E and the current fire crises in California, whether or not we should be happy when people like al-Baghdadi die, and the upcoming Star Wars movie.

#026: Go Home John MacArthur!

#026: Go Home John MacArthur!

October 28, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about the John MacArthur and Beth Moore “scandal,” how men who don’t want women to preach and teach are just insecure, and then have fun with a troll who came onto Matthew’s YouTube channel.

#025: Being Prophetic Means Critiquing Authority

#025: Being Prophetic Means Critiquing Authority

October 21, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about how absurd it is that people think you shouldn’t criticize political leaders, why wine snobs are most likely full of crap, and how Matt has autistic tendencies.

#024: A Social Democrat and an Anarchist Walk Into a Bar

#024: A Social Democrat and an Anarchist Walk Into a Bar

October 14, 2019

In this week’s episode, the guys talk about their personal political philosophies, how all enlightened people are okay with differing views, and why the spirit of the law is better than the letter of the law.