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5. Why People Believe Weird Things | Dr Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer is a science writer historian of science founder of The Skeptics Society and Editor in Chief of its magazine Skeptic In this podcast we discuss the Pentagon UFO videos the documentary Unidentified Inside America s UFO Investigation the UFO entertainment business Mirage Man ancient civilizations water memory and homeopathy the paranormal cold fusion and quantum quackery and mysticism The video podcast is available here https youtu be p8ls1oSQvc0His new book Giving the Devil His Due Reflections of a Scientific Humanist is available now https amzn to 32PPZMh During this podcast we discussed topics included in his two other books Why People Believe Weird Things https amzn to 35219jI and Skeptic Viewing the World with a Rational Eye https amzn to 3lJTxbK Michael s full list of articles and books is available here nbsp https scholar google com citations You can find his course Skepticism 101 How to Think like a Scientist here https www thegreatcourses com cours Find out more www skeptics com and https www youtube com user MichaelS nbsp Click here to visit this podcast episode