Skeptics with a K: Episode #018

Abraham Lincoln, John F Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Susan Miller, Patricia Martin, Peter Fisher, Edzard Ernst, Robert Mathie and Barabbas.  All these people, plus Mike, Marsh, Colin and the British Hirsute Andrews – it’s Skeptics with a K!


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  1. #1 by JackJL on March 26, 2010 - 17:35

    T shirt suggestion:

    Large and Sound!

  2. #2 by Cunningham! on March 29, 2010 - 21:04

    I’m in the US and I thought the yogurt and Lincoln jokes were pretty funny.

  3. #3 by MarcParis on May 28, 2010 - 19:04

    1) In America, our yogurt has culture. It sounds like what you call “yogurt” is what normal people call “warm milk”.
    2) If you were to leave yogurt for 200 years, it would dry out within a matter of days, allowing little opportunity for a lasting culture to develop.
    3) Britain has had plenty of time to develop a culture. See Benny Hill and Page 3 girls. Keep it up, chums!

  4. #4 by MarcParis on May 28, 2010 - 19:09

    Re Lincoln and civil rights. Lincoln was the candidate of the new Republican Party, founded primarily as an abolitionist party. It was because largely his election that provoked the secession of South Carolina. His “deep personal conviction” regarding slavery and abolition were not the result of circumstances you discussed they caused these circumstances.

  5. #5 by MarcParis on May 28, 2010 - 19:15

    *It was largely his election that

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