Sceptici in Romania - Episodul 90

Oh dar cate subiecte avem. Veniti sa ne ascultati si aflati ceva nou.

durată: 01:08:06

prin Sceptici in Romania.

Neil deGrasse Tyson - Flora & Fauna

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, author, science communicator and agnostic.

via SkeptiSketch.

Virtual Skeptics №84 - April 16

This week on the Virtual Skeptics
Bob is nothing if not persistent;
Eve used up all her Mrs. Jesus jokes on Twitter;
and Tim is poking around in the Wikipedia logs again.

Duration: 1:15:51

via Brian Gregory.

Debunking the AIDS Denialist Movie House of Numbers - Part 6 - HIV

James from the History of Infection talks about HIV replication and the evidence we have for its existence.


via Myles Power.

SkeptiCamp Winnipeg 2013 - Finding Goodness

"Finding Goodness: How A Simple Idea Can Bring Together A Community" by Scott Burton

Scott Burton is a professional motivational speaker and corporate entertainer. His hobby is participating in ultra-marathons; any running race over 42.2 Kms in length, while continually testing his abilities. Scott believes that we can all benefit from reaching for big goals and by challenging our self-limiting beliefs.

The Winnipeg Skeptics is a community organisation that promotes science and critical thinking. The group hosts monthly Drinking Skeptically events, an annual SkeptiCamp, and a podcast called Life, the Universe & Everything Else. For more information:

SkeptiCamp is an open conference celebrating science and critical thinking. For more information please visit

Duration: 57:03

via Winnipeg Skeptics.

Mediation: A Degradation of Equality Before the Law?

In the wake of cuts to the Civil Courts, the coalition government have been arguing for mediation as an alternative to bringing cases before a judge. In 2011, a new protocol in the Family Courts compelled parties to family law cases to consider alternative means of settling their cases. In January 2012 Kenneth Clarke, the then Justice Secretary, said that mediation was the best way to solve divorce cases ‘cheaply and simply’. The focus on mediation has given rise to a lucrative area of business for lawyers, who can develop practices on the basis that they are robust mediators.

For many, the idea of resolving a case prior to a costly court case was very appealing. But are we at risk of creating a justice system in which finding an answer is prioritised over the exercise of legal judgement?

Duration: 01:27:46

via Dan Clayton.

Virtual Skeptics №83 - April 9, 2014

This week on the Virtual Skeptics
Bob is highly energetic;
Eve shills for Big Viking;
Barb–hey, it’s Barb Drescher!
and Tim is talking computer security.

Duration: 1;07:22

via Brian Gregory.

Five Stupid Things About the Old Testament

Do you love genocide, misogyny, and compulsory worship of a brutal and capricious god? Then this is the book for you!

via Steve Shives.

"How do we know what is true?" Narrated by Stephen Fry - That’s Humanism!

A short Humanist animation about how we learn what’s true through the use of evidence and science.

Written & produced by the British Humanist Association in conjunction with SkeptiSketch, and narrated by Stephen Fry.
Contributing artists: Mel Tubbs (Stephen Fry likeness), Alex Gregory (Cavemen), Dawn Darko - Dragoart (God, Demon)
Thank you to Alom Shaha, Amy Macmillan, Craig Duncan, Andrew Copson, and Sara Passmore
That’s Humanism logo design by Nick Cousins |

via British Humanists.

Virtual Skeptics №82

This week on the Virtual Skeptics
Bob has chosen his story……wisely ;
Eve advises you to put on your tin foil hat;
and Tim has breaking news about nothing.

Duration: 1:07:20

via Brian Gregory.

Envisioning the Future of Ethical Culture

Elizabeth Collier, an AEU fellow, discusses ways to continue the relevance of the NY Society for Ethical Culture to the community, the movement and the world.

Duration: 40:55

via NYS Ethical Culture.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast 32: Flesh-Eating Disease in the Philippines?

We talk about the story propagated by ABS-CBN’s Bandila program regarding a supposed mysterious flesh-eating disease engulfing Pangasinan.

via Filipino Freethinkers.

Reason, Prejudice and the case for LGBT rights

Perspectives from natural and social sciences and the humanities. Thinkfest 2014 was organised by Nirmukta Chennai Freethinkers and Orinam on 23rd Feb 2014. Panel discussion by Prof.Kalpana Karunakaran, Dr.L.Ramakrishnan, Ravichandran R, Poongulali.B and Shambavi.

25:33 “The University of Chicago” should be Northeastern University
25:55 Dr. Simon LeVay is a neurobiologist not neuropsychiatrist
26:25 Dr. Dean Hamer’s pedigree analysis suggested X-linked inheritance, not maternal inheritance

via Nirmukta Videos.

Phil Plait (The Bad Astronomer) Receives the NCAS Philip J. Klass Award 2013

The 2013 Philip J. Klass Award for outstanding contributions in promoting critical thinking and scientific understanding was presented to Phil Plait, Ph.D. by the National Capital Area Skeptics. The award was presented by astronomer David E. Kaufmann, Ph.D. to Phil in Boulder, Colorado. Among his many skeptical activities, Phil runs the website

Learn more about the National Capital Area Skeptics at

via NCAS Video.

Church: Feminism, Disability & Veganism w/ Sarah Moglia!

Today’s Church with Sarah Moglia! ALL THE CONTROVERSY!

Follow and find her at:

Discussion Topics:
Transgender Priest fired:
Punishing Survivors:
Disability Blog on Skepchick - Writers Needed:

Duration: 01:02:06

via Healthy Addict.