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Oct 17, 2020

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Introduction
Richard Saunders

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The Raw Skeptic Report. With Heidi Robertson.

Interview with Brian Deer, a British investigative reporter, best known for inquiries into the drug industry, medicine and social issues for The Sunday Times. Deer's investigative nonfiction book, The Doctor Who Fooled the World, was published in September 2020 by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Part #3 - Brain tells us of the impact of Wakefield's work on vaccination rates, the other authors of the original paper and the link to Elle Macpherson.

https://briandeer.com

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Logical Fallacies. With Michelle Bijkersma

This week Michelle looks at "Weasel Words".

These are words for phrases that seem to point in one direction or give a certain impression, but in reality are often meaningless or even misleading.

A Logical Fallacy is an error we can make in reasoning, but it usually crops up when we are discussing or arguing our point of view.

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The Book of Tim. With Tim Mendham

Another reading from the pages of 'The Skeptic' from Australian Skeptics Inc.

This week Wishful Thinking, Risky Business, Gambling and more.

https://www.skeptics.com.au

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A Dive into a Trove

A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to the term "E.S.P." Can you read my mind?

http://www.trove.nla.gov.au

Also
Skepticon 2020

https://www.skepticon.org.au

Corona Conspiracy - Upload Images

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