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The Skeptic Zone

Dec 19, 2020

Richard Saunders

Susan Gerbic

We find out what GSoW are doing to support those fighting COVID-19. Also the latest ravings from two time Bent Spoon winner, Pete Evans.

A Dive into a Trove

A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers on a search for references to Uri Geller in the 1970s.
1973.12.08    -    The Sydney Morning Herald
1974.02.06    -    The Canberra Times
1975.01.23    -    The Canberra Times
1975.02.24    -    The Sydney Morning Herald
1975.03.03    -    The Sydney Morning Herald

Logical Fallacies. With Michelle Bijkersma

This week Michelle looks at "Ipse Dixit".

Also known as "It Simply Is", this is when an opinion is given as if it were an undisputed fact, without any need for supporting evidence.

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.

Australian Skeptics Newsletter

What is making news in the skeptical world? Find out with the newsletter compiled by Tim Mendham.

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