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  • emIs Faith Comptabile with Reasonem
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    Is Faith Comptabile with Reason?

    Brigham Young University’s Daniel Peterson and Scientific American columnist Michael Shermer debate whether faith and reason are compatible.

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  • emSkepticem
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    Skeptic

    Michael Shermer, founder of Skeptic magazine, talked about his book Skeptic: Viewing the World with a Rational Eye, a collection of his columns going back to 2001. He also spoke about his…

    509 views
  • Michael Shermer on emThe Moral Arcem
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    The Moral Arc

    Michael Shermer talked about his book The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom, in which he discusses how science has influenced the way we…

    1,284 views
  • Panel Discussion on Science Writing
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    Panel Discussion on Science Writing

    Amir Alexander, Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World; Michael Benson, Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time; and Martin Blaser, Missing Microbes: How the…

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  • emThe Moral Arcem
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    The Moral Arc

    Michael Shermer talked about his book The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom, in which he discusses how science has influenced the way we…

    1,551 views
  • Panel Discussion on Technology
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    Panel Discussion on Technology

    David Brin, author of The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force Us To Choose Between Privacy And Freedom, and Michael Shermer, author of The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and…

    332 views
  • Panel on Information Exchange
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    Panel on Information Exchange

    Authors talked about their books about secrets and intelligence affairs, Internet privacy, and how the mind works. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Richard Rayner moderated.…

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  • emThe Believing Brainem
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    The Believing Brain

    Michael Shermer talked about how irrational beliefs are formed and reinforced. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was a talk at FreedomFest, a libertarian conference…

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