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Having a Ball with the Flat Earth Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science The latest episode of the Point of Inquiry podcast takes a deep dive into the flat-earth conspiracy theory in an attempt to understand how anyone could convince themselves that we’re all living on a disc in space. Our guide into this strange (flat) world is journalist Kelly Weill, …

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eSkeptic for March 15, 2022 Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Whatever happened to reasoned discussion and respectable disagreement? Michael Shermer speaks with Ravi Gupta, the Founder and CEO of Lost Debate, a new non-profit media company that launched in October 2021 to fight polarization and misinformation online.

eSkeptic for March 12, 2022 Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Shermer speaks with political demographer, former demographics consultant to the United States Department of Defense, and author of The Future Faces of War, Jennifer Sciubba, about her new 8 Billion and Counting. PLUS Who Endorses Election Conspiracies? Read the new Skeptic Research Center Report from our Paranormal & Conspiratorial Ideation Study (PCIS-003).

eSkeptic for March 10, 2022 Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Announcing Skeptic 27.1: Transgender Matters — an overview of the debate, research, and policies; supporting kids who identify as transgender or who are experiencing gender dysphoria (marked distress at an incongruence between gender identity and biological sex).

John Mueller on Putin’s War: Russia, Ukraine, and NATO Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Shermer speaks with renowned Ohio State University political scientist John Mueller about the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and what we might expect from Putin’s Russia in the coming weeks, months, and years, along with Dr. Mueller’s outline for how to end the current conflict and compromise with Putin.

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