Skeptics with a K: Episode #316

Mike, Marsh and Alice are joined once again by Emma to talk about the recent decision to recall Colin Pitchfork to prison, and Marsh talks about the recent terrorist attack at the Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

Due to the nature of Colin Pitchfork’s offences, this episode makes occasional references to murder and rape which some listeners may wish to avoid.

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Be Reasonable: Episode #076

Marsh is joined by Stan Shepherd, author of New Flat Earth. In this episode, we talk about Stan’s journey into flat Earth belief, why he believes most flat-earthers are wrong about the moon landing, and the Biblical basis for rejecting the spherical Earth.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #315

Alice looks into Apitherapy, the practice of using bee stings for therapeutic purposes, and Marsh talks about COP26 and the ‘charitable’ lobbying efforts of climate change denial. Meanwhile Mike gets excited about the new series of Doctor Who.

Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #314

Mike dives into a 2017 study on whether placebos require deception to work, and Alice looks at new research on the COVID-19 lateral flow tests and whether they’re better than we thought. Plus some disappointing news about QED.

Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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Be Reasonable: Episode #075 – Nick Cowan

Marsh is joined by Nick Cowan, from Truth In Science – a creationist organisation which argues for the teaching of Biblical creationism in schools.

In this episode, we talk about the religious basis for a young earth worldview, why creationists differ from most other religious believers in rejecting evolution, and what Nick feels are the flaws in the arguments for evolution.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #313

Mike looks at a new paper from Australia which questions the power of placebo, Marsh investigates a new survey which claims half of young British people attend church every month, and Alice talks about what happened when she went in for surgery.

Mixed and edited by Morgan Clarke.

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