Skeptics with a K: Episode #254

CEASE therapy, nutritional imbalances, Royal succession and salty livers. Plus musical theatre, leptospirosis, and the Women’s World Cup.  Delivering drinks in a paper bag, it’s Skeptics with a K.

You can help stop CEASE therapists who claim vaccines are dangerous and that homeopathy can “cure” autism by contributing to Good Thinking’s legal fees here:



Merseyside Skeptics Society does Liverpool Pride 2019

When:  Saturday, July 27th 2019, 11.00am – 2.00 PM

Where: St George’s Hall, Block 10

For our seventh consecutive year the Merseyside Skeptics Society will be marching in support of pride in the Liverpool Pride March.

Come and join us at St George’s Hall. The march sets off from St George’s Plateau at noon, so please arrive in plenty of time before this. Look out for the Merseyside Skeptics banner!

Fancy dress, funny/supportive banners and things that make a lot of noise are most welcome!

Let us know if you’re coming.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #253

Planning permission, fish healing, Pikachu hats, and water fasting.  Plus sleepy dachshunds, composting humans, and touring Birkenhead. Literally in a different country, it’s Skeptics with a K.

It’s your last chance to get tickets for MSSX, just £29 for a full day of science, reason, and critical thinking, celebrating ten years of Skeptics with a K!


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Be Reasonable: Episode #062 – Kate Birch

This episode, Marsh is joined by homeopath Kate Birch. As part of the episode, Kate asked Marsh to watch two experimental homeopathically-encoded videos. If listeners would like to try the experiment for themselves they can follow Kate’s instructions.

Watch video 1 – 1M dilution:

Then wait for one week, noting down what you are feeling and thinking about for that week.

After one week then watch the second video:



Celebrate Ten Years of the Merseyside Skeptics Society at MSSX

While our friends at QED are taking a well-earned break, for those who are craving a skeptical conference experience this year, hope is at hand! The Merseyside Skeptics Society will be celebrating our tenth anniversary with MSSXa one-day event featuring some of our favourite speakers of the last ten years.

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Skeptics with a K: Episode #252

Hyperventilating, DIY, chimpanzee beds, and football parades.  Plus breaking blinding, hypocapnea, role models, and feasting on fish. Doing zips up with our teeth, it’s Skeptics with a K.

Get your tickets for MSSX while you still can! Just £29 for a full day of science, reason and critical thinking, celebrating 10 years of the Merseyside Skeptics Society.