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What Happened at the 2017 IONS Conference |361|

9/19/2017
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Johnny Verive reports on the 2017 IONS conference. photo by: Skeptiko …And that is why the Institute of Noetic Sciences is so focused on bringing together science, observations, hypothesis, measurements… I have a lot of respect for the Institute of Noetic Sciences. That’s Cassandra Vieten, the current president of IONS, talking at their annual conference. […]

Duration: 00:36:30


Cody Noconi, Can Entheogens Lead to Deep Spirituality? |360|

9/12/2017
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Cody Noconi of the Psilly Rabbits Podcast on whether entheogens and psychedelics lead to deep spirituality. photo by: Skeptiko [Joe Rogan] My first DMT experience changed everything I thought about the world. The Joe Rogan podcast you’re listening to is hugely popular… [Graham Hancock] So that’s the aliens, an utterly alien realm, filled with alien […]

Duration: 00:58:43


Dr. Jacques Vallée’s Diaries Reveal What Most Scientists Still Deny |359|

8/29/2017
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Dr. Jacques Vallée’s 40 years of diary entries disclose a large body of science that’s been intentionally hidden. photo by: Skeptiko Dr. Jacques Vallée is an almost mythical figure among those interested in UFOs. (movie clip from Close Encounters of the Third Kind) Who are you people? Please, one more question. Have you recently had […]

Duration: 01:06:39


Robbie Graham Busts the UFO Paradigm |358|

8/22/2017
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Robbie Graham and Robert Brandstetter challenge us to look beyond UFOs, extraterrestrials and disclosure. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Robbie Graham: I would be surprised if there were not an extraterrestrial component to the UFO phenomenon but again, I would be very surprised if the extraterrestrial hypothesis could be proved to be a […]

Duration: 01:14:46


Pizzagate. Plus, Ex-FBI Undercover Agent Bob Hamer |357|

8/8/2017
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What Pizzagate reveals about evil. Plus, an ex-FBI agent tells what he learned about sex crimes against children. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: One of the great things about Pizzagate is that it really cuts through a lot of the ambiguity with regard to the the “evil question”, because sex […]

Duration: 01:09:26


David Fitzgerald Spots Christian Myths, Misses Atheist Myths |356|

7/25/2017
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Atheist David Fitzgerald seeks to dispel Christian myths. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… David Fitzgerald: Whether you’re talking about Islamic fundamentalists or Christian fundamentalists or Libertarian fundamentalists, they all have a lot of the same structures. Alex Tsakiris: Well that’s because they’re all based on these cultish principles. David Fitzgerald: Exactly. Alex Tsakiris: […] The post David Fitzgerald Spots Christian Myths, Misses Atheist Myths |356|...

Duration: 00:53:01


Tim Freke on the Science of Evolving Souls |355|

7/11/2017
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Philosopher Tim Freke’s, Soul Story offers a worldview beyond science and religion. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: …you’re talking about a deep evolution, a spiritual evolution, and I get that, I just don’t know that we can connect it with the dorky, neo-Darwinistic bullshit that we’ve been fed… Tim Freke: […] The post Tim Freke on the Science of Evolving Souls |355| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 00:56:47


Joe Atwill Takes on Covert Culture Shapers |354|

6/27/2017
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Joe Atwill has a deep state, pro-Roman view of the Bible. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: There’s a famous quote about truth passing through three stages: first it’s ridiculed, second it’s violently opposed, and third, it’s accepted as being self-evident. And I’m reading your critics, these scathing criticisms of your […] The post Joe Atwill Takes on Covert Culture Shapers |354| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 01:17:46


Dr. Karen Jaenke, Consciousness Studies and Politics |353|

6/20/2017
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Dr. Karen Jaenke discusses her approach to Consciousness Studies at JFK University. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: I want to read this next question, so folks don’t think I’m sandbagging you. The question I wrote: “Are your students rioting against the university’s secular humanists, demanding recognition of soul and spirit? Are […] The post Dr. Karen Jaenke, Consciousness Studies and Politics |353| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 00:50:57


Jay Dyer, What’s the Endgame for Atheists? |352|

6/6/2017
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Jay Dyer looks at what lies behind scientism and atheism. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: If you go to the website [Edinburgh Secret Society] there’s this big picture, prominently displayed, of this guy completely outfitted in this satanic kind of thing, right? So it’s like, “Hey man, it’s cool, we’re all […] The post Jay Dyer, What’s the Endgame for Atheists? |352| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 01:55:29


Dr. Jerry Brown, Academic Rigor to Psychedelic Jesus Theory |351|

5/30/2017
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Dr. Jerry Brown believes he’s found new evidence of psychedelics in early Christian art. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: Wait a minute, I’ve heard you say this before; do you think for a second that this idea of recasting Jesus from this born of a virgin, son of God, God on earth […] The post Dr. Jerry Brown, Academic Rigor to Psychedelic Jesus Theory |351| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 00:59:19


Beverly Gilmour, 100s of NDE and a New Insight About Consciousness |350|

5/23/2017
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Beverly Gilmour has a rare medical condition that has caused her to experience 100s of NDEs. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: We’ve established [the medical part of your experience], tell us about the spiritual phenomenon… Beverley Gilmour: If you said, “Why have you been having them?” I’d say it’s about our evolution; it’s […] The post Beverly Gilmour, 100s of NDE and a New Insight About Consciousness |350| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping...

Duration: 01:20:08


Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove, The Long-Term Future of Parapsychology |349|

5/16/2017
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Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove has a unique vantage point for evaluating the future of parapschology and psi research. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove: In many ways philosophers are pointing out that there’s a conceptional error there and that has to do with confusing technology with science. Technology has been so successful […] The post Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove, The Long-Term Future of Parapsychology |349| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 01:05:48


Lisa Smartt, Linguist Explores What We Say Nearing Death |348|

5/9/2017
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Lisa Smartt examines what our final words tell us about consciousness and the afterlife. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: One of the things that surprised me is the playfulness of [these final words]… “Hey, I’m going to Las Vegas. Hey, we need a fourth for the golf tournament.” What the […] The post Lisa Smartt, Linguist Explores What We Say Nearing Death |348| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 00:52:28


Joy Lin, From Engineer to Spirit Medium |347|

5/2/2017
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Joy Lin didn’t go looking for spirit communication, but when they came she answered. photo by: Skeptiko Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with leading researchers, thinkers and their critics. I’m your host Alex Tsakiris and on today’s episode, mediumistic, healer, channeler, communicator, and life-coach Joy Lin is joining me. Now, […] The post Joy Lin, From Engineer to Spirit Medium |347| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 01:03:35


Emma Restall Orr, It Took a Druid to Demolish Scientific Materialism |346|

4/18/2017
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Emma Restall Orr believes animism is more logical and coherent than scientific materialism — she may be right. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Emma Restall Orr: …that’s the sadness about so much of science, because it’s taken us from where Christianity, and in our British culture Christianity was so thick — and it laid in […] The post Emma Restall Orr, It Took a Druid to Demolish Scientific Materialism |346| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 01:39:24


Renay Oshop, Peer Reviewed Science Comes to Astrology |345|

4/4/2017
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Renay Oshop, uses big data, AI and advanced statistics to challenge what science thinks it knows about astrology. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Renay Oshop: We decided to just grab a screenshot of the top 1000 people who have [the highest] Twitter follower numbers, people like Justin Bieber… he had the most Twitter […] The post Renay Oshop, Peer Reviewed Science Comes to Astrology |345| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 00:50:37


Michael Cocks, Afterlife Teaching From Stephen the Martyr |344|

3/28/2017
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Michael Cocks, has been an Anglican Priest for 60 years, so what’s he doing talking to channeled spirits? photo by: Skeptiko Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with leading researchers, thinkers and their critics. I’ve been wanting to do a show about channeling for quite some time because between this crazy […] The post Michael Cocks, Afterlife Teaching From Stephen the Martyr |344| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.

Duration: 00:48:47


Daniel Pinchbeck, How Soon is Now, Heavy-Handed Climate Apocalypse Stuff |343|

3/21/2017
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Daniel Pinchbeck, was a pioneer in exploring consciousness, but now he’s sure the world will end if we don’t trade carbon credits. photo by: Climate change collage Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with leading researchers, thinkers and their critics. Today’s guest definitely fits in that category. Daniel Pinchbeck is a […] The post Daniel Pinchbeck, How Soon is Now, Heavy-Handed Climate Apocalypse Stuff |343| appeared first on Skeptiko -...

Duration: 01:01:58


Leslie Kean, Investigative Journalist Tackles Survival After Death |342|

3/14/2017
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Leslie Kean made headlines investigating UFOs, now she taking on NDEs, mediums, and after death communication. photo by: Tatiana Daubek Today we welcome Leslie Kean to Skeptiko. Leslie is an investigative journalist with a long long list of credits from many major news outlets, but you may also know her from 2010 NYT bestseller, UFOs: Generals, Pilots and […] The post Leslie Kean, Investigative Journalist Tackles Survival After Death |342| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the...

Duration: 00:56:22

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