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In a country like France, where tradition reigns supreme, even a suggestion of change or newness has long been met with scepticism by locals. This is no longer the case, offers writer and adopted Parisian Lindsey Tramuta in The New Paris podcast, a side dish to her bestselling book “The New Paris”. Here with an assortment of other local experts, she takes a closer look at the people, places and ideas that are changing the fabric of the storied French capital.
 
A show discussing all the interesting and slightly weird things people believe in! From religion and vegan diets to asking the big questions, like, can we really contact the dead? In each episode I'll be chatting to an expert or a funny guest discussing a belief thats close to their heart. If you want to know if Psychics are fake and hear me have a live reading or learn if sleep is really that important, this is the Podcast for you! You can also support the podcast here! : https://www.patreo ...
 
The Brain Exchange is an Australian made podcast starring the multi-talented and adored Ben and Michael. The podcast focusses on a broad range of topics under the general heading of "Scepticism, Nerd Culture and Humour". We discuss atheism/scepticism-related content, generally rip into religion, pseudoscience and other such nonsense. As self proclaimed nerds, internet and geek culture are also regular topics of discussion. However, most importantly, we never journey far from a few laughs and ...
 
They're weird and sometimes frightening. They've been spotted in our forests, our oceans and even in our cities. Are they in your neighbourhood? Rarely seen or photographed, some dispute that they even exist at all... They're Megan and Paddy, and they want to talk to you about Cryptids.
 
The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Profe ...
 
A walkthrough of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation with pastor Justin Thomas. Grow in your understanding of the message of the Scriptures and your ability to read it for yourself. Whether you think of yourself as a student of the Bible, a Christian who just wants to know God better, or a sceptic who wants to explore Christianity, Verse/Verse was created with you in mind.
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
An irreverent podcast out every fortnight with writer and political commentator Ben Kelly and his long-suffering friend Mat Walker. Over a few drinks these fed up, nearly middle-aged dads discuss current affairs and social issues before veering off course and bollocking on about their jaded, pandemic tainted lives and unravelling minds. Previously known as The Sceptic Isle Podcast.
 
This book, published in two volumes called "books" by the author, is a treatment of everything from the origin of our ideas to how they are to be divided. It includes important statements of Scepticism and Hume's experimental method. Part 1 deals with the nature of ideas. Part 2 deals with the ideas of space and time. Part 3 deals with knowledge and probability. Part 4 deals with skeptical and other systems of philosophy, including a discussion of the soul and personal identity. (Summary by ...
 
The podcast where philosophy meets data science. All beliefs are unjustified and I am trying to disprove them, continue listening if you're a sceptic Send us your thoughts: https://www.linesareopen.com/utb/ Support this podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/join/unjusttifiedtruebeliefs Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/unjustified-true-beliefs3600/donations
 
Despite wide-spread scepticism about politics and politicians, in every country around the world there are many representatives and officials driven by purpose and principle. Their stories are rarely heard, but talking to such individuals about how politics actually works in practice, and making change happen, is invariably interesting, insightful and enlightening. The purpose of this new podcast is to capture some of those stories from people working in and around politics, in some very dif ...
 
A series of 8 lectures on General Philosophy, delivered to first year Oxford University undergraduates in Michaelmas term 2018. The lectures cover six main topics: Knowledge and Scepticism, Induction, Mind and Body, Personal Identity, Free Will, God and Evil. But they set these topics within a much broader context, encompassing humanity’s history of discovery about the natural world (both in physics and biology), and our place within it (linked to issues of both evolution and morality). Main ...
 
A film discussion podcast with trivia, quizzes and chat about your favourite actors and actresses. Our toy bingo machine chooses the person, we discuss their filmography and try to convince film-sceptic Sophie to watch one of their best movies, to be reviewed the following episode. Join us - Tony, Jordan, Jon and Sophie for a chinwag about cinema.
 
Gay? Lesbian? Skeptical? Check out "Reality Check!" "Reality Check" is a radio show hosted by Tony Pitman and broadcast on JOY 94.9 FM in Melbourne, Australia. Each episode, "Reality Check" brings you a round-up of LGBT world news and a movie review, plus a heavy dose of critical thinking and skeptical analysis of pseudoscience and the paranormal. Psychics, ghosts, UFOs, astrology, diets, alternative medicines and much more all come under the critical eye.
 
Have you ever considered what being conscious actually means? By choosing to live in a particular state are you consenting to be subject to all its laws? For some there’s an assumption that philosophy might not be relevant to modern life but Dr. Nigel Warburton, senior lecturer in Philosophy at The Open University argues that many of us today are faced with philosophical questions such as these as we live our lives in the twenty first century. In this collection we ask academics to discuss t ...
 
This book, published in two volumes called "books" by the author, is a treatment of everything from the origin of our ideas to how they are to be divided. It includes important statements of Scepticism and Hume's experimental method. Part 1 deals with the nature of ideas. Part 2 deals with the ideas of space and time. Part 3 deals with knowledge and probability. Part 4 deals with skeptical and other systems of philosophy, including a discussion of the soul and personal identity. (Summary by ...
 
Presented by Rusty O’Nhiall and Sue Schenskie, The show airs on Digital Radio 4 and the SEPIA Radio Network every week and explores our mysterious and often, baffling world. From ghosts and hauntings to conspiracy and mythical beasts, Rusty O’Nhiall and Sue Schenskie take you into a world of wonder, a trip into the shadows and that which is often unseen, sometimes, unmentioned. Join Rusty and Sue as they share with you not only their own research, adventures and experiences but introduces fa ...
 
It's the Toad Show. The sexiest paranormal comedy show on the planet. From UFOs to fail Trolls, you never know where this show will go next. Toad is your host with co-hosts Dougie Slapp, Sexy Linda, and regulars Charn Parker, Monarca, Chewy & Mary, Joe The Sceptic, abductee Adam, The Drunken Christmas, Easter, Tooth Fairy guy, Gay Whore Johnson, John and Maximus. UFO stories, Psychic readings, Sex fights, shameless pwnage, stupid news, and fail vids. Season 1 is set to kick off, so strap in ...
 
Published five years before John Kendrick Bangs had the same idea with Alice in Blunderland, Saki, in his 1902 series of satirical articles, takes an Alice in Wonderland view of British politics, which Alice finds even stranger than events in Wonderland.In all honesty, owing to its extremely topical nature this political satire hasn't worn well, which explains why it has virtually sunk without trace. To appreciate it at all, it's really rather necessary to understand the topical references. ...
 
The Godless Spellchecker Podcast is an award winning weekly sceptical/atheistic show in a conversational, interview format hosted by Stephen Knight. We hear from leading public figures as well as people without a public profile that have equally valuable experiences and ideas to share. The goal is to amplify good ideas and scrutinise bad ones. The motto of the show is: "I think we've all learned something here today".
 
‘Fresh AiR’ is a podcast, hosted by Joe, Martijn and Dave, and has taken over as the main podcast on Answers in Reason. Fresh AiR hopes to bring a fresh perspective on a number of topics you might hear from the atheist community. Philosophy, Psychology and Science are our primary topics but these cross over into the realms of religion, pseudoscience, and conspiracy theories too. About Answers in Reason Our readers & listeners are usually those who like to think about and question everything. ...
 
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Eli Sairs came over to talk to me about his OCD. He's got it bad. And it's all wrapped up with Jesus, too, which makes it even harder to deal with. The levels this guy has to go through just to make through basic life stuff is astounding. I bet he eats box really thoroughly, though. Didn't ask him about that. I wish I had. Follow Eli Sairs @EliSair…
 
How much can we trust our memories? Are they always an accurate representation of the truth? In season two of Unjustified True Beliefs, we will delve into some of the memory-related biases that humans have. It is said memories dictate our behaviour and behaviour dictates our life. Thus the importance of forming good and accurate memories are highly…
 
Brad Polumbo speaks to Quillette’s Jonathan Kay about life as a gay conservative journalist in Washington, D.C., the politics of outing Republican lawmakers, the complex political tensions between LGB and T, and the new journalistic climate that he expects will emerge under Joe Biden.By Quillette
 
In episode 463, James and Mike talk about the latest reports of the results of the 2 COVID-19 vaccine trials. We give you all the numbers you need to know and maybe more importantly we discuss the nuances around industry bias, the approval process and general thoughts around vaccines in these crazy times.Show notes…
 
On today's New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea are joined by special guest Gordon Brown to discuss devolution, Scottish Labour, Jeremy Corbyn, the covid crisis and much more. If you are a New Statesman digital subscriber you can get advert free access to this podcast by visiting newstatesman.com/nssubscribers. Send …
 
In the latest In conversation webcast, Lesley-Anne Gatter (Head of People & Organisation, Investec Ltd) and Craig Wing (Partner, FutureWorld International) discussed building and harnessing the power of resilience for yourself, your children and your family. Investec In conversation | Building your resilience during a pandemic…
 
On today's New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea look at the fallout from the departure of Dominic Cummings and analyse the ideological rifts at No.10. Then, in You Ask Us, they consider Labour's chances of upsetting the odds at the next election. If you are a New Statesman digital subscriber you can get advert free a…
 
Zac Amico told me some amazing stories about producing low budget horror movies. Zac is a hilarious comic and podcaster and he's also a producer of films for Troma, one of the greatest pulp horror makers of all time. We talked about the history of this kind of campy, low budget horror. Why they always seem to have ditzy bimbos. Where the ridiculous…
 
Today on the show I talk to Dr Emily Grossman! Dr Emily is an expert in molecular biology and genetics, with a Double First in Natural Sciences from Queens' College Cambridge and a PhD in cancer research. She was also recently named as the second Honorary STEM Ambassador, alongside astronaut Tim Peake, for her work in STEM education. In this episod…
 
Dave and I spend a lot of time trying to dispel myths about philosophy, that it is dead, and common atheist statements and the like. It’s one of the reasons we do the podcast and have started doing these videos. Tonight we are joined by another atheist who has similar troubles, except instead of philosophy he is trying to dispel myths about history…
 
Hey Cryptid Crew! What four legged fiends are being spotted around the world? Join us as we talk nonsense, with a special announcement and thanks too! Tassie Tiger footage: https://youtu.be/5RPap1BWYns YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCsyCWxGwxvXciCWWM0H2-MQ Patreon: www.patreon.com/cryptidaddicted Website: www.cryptidaddicted.com Facebook: www.fa…
 
Scott talks to Ashtanga yoga teacher Taylor Hunt about how Ashtanga yoga has helped him through his recovery from addiction and how he now helps others using the same inspiring outlook. We’d like to invite you to join our growing Stillpoint Online Ashtanga Yoga and Mindfulness community. We live stream beginner classes, Ashtanga Yoga assisted self …
 
Jeffrey Flier—physician, endocrinologist, researcher, and 21st Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard University—speaks to Quillette’s Jonathan Kay about Pfizer’s recent announcement that its candidate COVID-19 vaccine was shown to be more than 90% effective in preliminary testingBy Quillette
 
In episode 462, James and Mike invite Scott Garrison to talk about some important nuances around guideline recommendations and how low we should lower systolic blood pressure. We look in detail at the SPRINT trial and then come up with a reasonable (in our minds) approach to what thresholds we should use.Show notes…
 
Women and Champagne have a long history together. In fact, If Champagne became shorthand for luxury and celebration, it’s entirely thanks to the business acumen of Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, commonly referred to as “La Veuve (widow) Clicquot.” Not only did she invent the riddling table, but she also turned the small, fledgling business she to…
 
On today's New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush and Anoosh Chakelian discuss the departure of Downing Street's comms supremo, Lee Cain, and what it means for the future of the Johnson administration. Then, in You Ask Us, they answer your questions on Croydon council going bankrupt. If you are a New Statesman digital subscriber you can get advert fre…
 
Ben and Mat clumsily discuss attitudes towards immigration in the UK and some of the common misconceptions around the subject. Thankfully they also have specialist in international immigration law Dan Sohege involved to supply actual authority and make sure we're not just talking shit. Also playing chicken with trains and Sassy Justice.Sam Bowman (…
 
This week on Taking The Myth, Stephen Knight (@GSpellchecker) and Iram Ramzan of sedaa.org (@Iram_Ramzan) discuss the big topics. They cover: the new lockdown, the US presidential election, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, voter fraud & 'stolen election' conspiracies, Maajid Nawaz, terror attacks in Paris, Nice, Vienna and Reading, Macron, the firing of Gr…
 
Contributor(s): Anthony Gardner, Beatrice Kilroy-Nolan, Luisa Santos | As the UK steers its post-Brexit future, it is placed between US and EU trade policies. What might these mean for the UK’s economic future? With multilateralism under threat, what are the implications for a ‘Global Britain’ strategy? Can the UK balance its US and EU interests or…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Dzodzi Tsikata, Professor Amina Mama, Dr Siphokazi Magadla | The coronavirus pandemic has magnified existing inequalities, particularly along lines of gender. In Africa, like in other regions around the world, containment measures including lockdowns, confinement and drastic reductions in sociability have significantly imp…
 
Jacob's fourteen years owed to Laban are up and he's finally ready to head off on his own along with his two wives, two concubines and (at least) twelve children. After much divine provision, Jacob still insists upon living life his own way. In this week's study through Genesis, we see the stark contrast between the fruit of Jacob's provision and t…
 
Contributor(s): Jennifer Epps-Addison, Professor Jeff Manza | What do the results tell us about the changing bases of voting behaviour and what do they mean for the left in the US and beyond?Jennifer Epps-Addison (@jeppsaddison) serves as the President and Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy and CPD Action's network of partner…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Odd Arne Westad | For most of the past five millennia, the world has been dominated by empires. These mega-states have set the agenda for much of human development, but their rule has never been uncontested. Anti-imperialism is as old as empires. Economic change and devastating wars have weakened some states and promoted o…
 
On today's episode of the New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss the impact that frosty relations between President-Elect Joe Biden and Boris Johnson could mean for the UK's pursuit of a trade deal with the US. Then they tackle the issue that is turning communities on one another all across London: low traffic …
 
Contributor(s): Effie Bitrou, Dr Charalambos Tsekeris, Professor Calliope Spanou | The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted further – and indeed raised critically – the importance of digital connectivity and digital literacy for economic and societal resilience. From enabling teleworking during times of lock-downs to facilitating social contact with v…
 
Contributor(s): Ilham Gassar, Khalif Abdirahman, Dr Nisar Majid, Mark Bradbury | Galkaio town represents a boundary on the ground and in the imagination within Somali society. The 1993 Peace Accord held a fragile peace for many years as political and developmental trajectories differed markedly on either side of this border town. This talk explores…
 
Contributor(s): Professor Anne-Marie Slaughter, Professor Naomi Oreskes, Professor Lord Stern, Laurence Tubiana | Taking place one week after the election, this panel assesses the outcome of the US election and the prospects for the future of American and international climate policy.The outcome of the 2020 US Presidential Election could have a las…
 
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