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In-Person Conversation (in Shermer’s Home) with Steven Pinker on Rationality: What it is, Why it Seems Scarce, Why it Matters Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic In episode 219, Michael Shermer speaks in person with Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker about his new book Rationality, about how today humanity is reaching new heights of scientific understanding — and also appears to be losing its mind. How can a species that developed vaccines for COVID-19 in less than a year …

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Richard Dawkins Honors Tim Minchin Marc Kreidler Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science On October 10, 2021, musician and comedian Tim Minchin received the Center for Inquiry’s Richard Dawkins Award in a live event at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford, UK. The award was bestowed by Richard Dawkins himself, who delivered the following remarks to the sold-out crowd. First, I should …

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Craig Whitlock — The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic In episode 218, Michael Shermer speaks with Craig Whitlock about his book The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War which contains startling revelations from people who played a direct role in the war, from leaders in the White House and the Pentagon to soldiers and aid workers on the front …

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eSkeptic for October 12, 2021 Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic In episode 217, Michael Shermer speaks with Mary Grabar about her books Debunking the 1619 Project: Exposing the Plan to Divide America and Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation Against America.

eSkeptic for October 9, 2021 Skeptic Skeptic

Read More Skeptic In episode 216, Michael Shermer speaks with Kathryn Paige Harden about her book The Genetic Lottery: Why DNA Matters for Social Equality. PLUS Robert Bartholomew Havana Syndrome Hysteria and the recent U.S. Government investigation into this probable psychogenic illness.

Havana Syndrome Hysteria and the Great Wild Goose ChaseClassified documents reveal skepticism of foreign actors & bolster the role of psychogenic illness Robert Bartholomew Skeptic

Read More Skeptic Have foreign agents been committing nefarious deeds, targeting dozens of American and Canadian diplomats and their families with an energy weapon, or is Havana Syndrome a social panic aided by sensational journalism, dubious science, and social media conspiracy theories? The contents of a U.S. Government investigation into “Havana Syndrome” released under the …

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A Season of Upheaval Paul Fidalgo Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science

Read More Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science From the Richard Dawkins Foundation Newsletter. Subscribe here. Hello again! If the past couple of years have taught us anything, it’s that disruptions to the normal order of things are, themselves, pretty normal. This newsletter has been on an unplanned hiatus due to a number of those …

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