Skepticism in a Post Truth World with Steve Novella

December 9, 2016 Episode 60


Hi and welcome to the Brainstorm Podcast Skeptic Studio where we do interviews, major topics, and news related to skepticism and atheism. I’m Cory and my panel tonight are Destin, Angela, Leo, and Rene, with the always amazing Dave doing sound. We’re here in Roman Empire studios in Regina, Saskatchewan and today is December 9th, 2016. The Skeptic Studio is brought to you by Reasonist Ink, atheist, skeptic, and science based apparel. You can find them at www.reasonistink.com. Tonight’s guest is a genuine heavyweight in the skeptical movement. He’s a prolific writer for Neurologica Blog, and Science Based medicine, he’s got multiple courses on skepticism and critical thinking in the Great Courses series, he’s been and speaker at many skeptical conferences, and he’s the host of the best podcast in skepticism; The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe. Thanks and welcome to Dr. Steven Novella. 

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 Leo’s Story
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/zinnia-jones/the-salvation-armys-histo_b_4422938.html

More links
http://www.atheistrev.com/2016/11/why-i-don-donate-to-salvation-army.html
http://www.sentinelandenterprise.com/news/ci_30617685/lunenburg-man-asks-town-not-sanction-salvation-army

Gumby’s Story
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/danthropology/2014/08/ken-hams-10-facts-that-prove-creationism-debunked/

Rene’s Story
https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/cum-rags-for-congress-satanists-protest-texas-abortion-law-with-semen-socks

 

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