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Aug 17, 2019

Show Notes
0:00:00 Introduction

Richard Saunders
0:04:16 Zealot with Jo Thornley

Why would anyone join a cult? Maybe they're unhappy with their current religion, or they want to change the world, or they're disappointed with their lives and want to find something bigger or holier that makes sense of this confusing, chaotic and dangerous world. Or maybe they just want to give themselves the best possible chance of having sex with aliens.

 

https://www.amazon.com.au/Zealot-about-cults-Jo-Thornely-ebook/dp/B07G58PSY6/

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/zealot/id1245635983

0:23:36 The Raw Skeptic Report... With Heidi Robertson

TGA cracking down on non-compliant advertising of bioresonance and similar devices

In May 2019, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) commenced work on a sector-wide compliance activity relating to the advertising of 'bioresonance' devices, which are sometimes mistakenly promoted as 'biofeedback' devices. This sector has been identified as having a high rate of advertising non-compliance, with widespread advertising.

 

https://www.tga.gov.au/node/875057

0:32:27 An Innocent Among the UFOnauts

Sometimes you let yourself in for things that, on mature reflection, you probably wish you hadn't. In September I agreed to speak at the Great Australian Science Show in Sydney and gave as the title of my talk "I was abducted by a UFO". - Barry Williams

 

https://www.skeptics.com.au

Also

Skepticon 2019

https://skepticon.org.au

Trish Hann on the radio (at 9m 30s)

https://www.abc.net.au/radio/canberra/programs/afternoons/afternoons/11389628