The Honest Liar: Episode #8

April 8, 2010

Derek and Swoopy discuss the growth of skeptical podcasting in the five years since they founded the influential podcast Skepticality. They talk about how hosting their show opened new opportunities for them.They explore the extent to which skeptical podcasts foster insularity within the skeptical movement, or succeed as outreach tools reaching new audiences for science and critical thinking, and the influence of such podcasts on the growth of local skeptics community groups. And they talk about the future of skepticism and skeptical digital outreach.

In this week’s installment of the Honest Liar, Jamy Ian Swiss poses the question: What’s the harm?

And for further reading:

Faith Healing: http://www.skepdic.com/faithhealing.html

http://www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/faith.html

Also see: The Faith Healers by James Randi

 

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