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Best Scepticism podcasts we could find (updated May 2020)
Best Scepticism podcasts we could find
Updated May 2020
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The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Profe ...
 
They're weird and sometimes frightening. They've been spotted in our forests, our oceans and even in our cities. Are they in your neighbourhood? Rarely seen or photographed, some dispute that they even exist at all... They're Megan and Paddy, and they want to talk to you about Cryptids.
 
Gay? Lesbian? Skeptical? Check out "Reality Check!" "Reality Check" is a radio show hosted by Tony Pitman and broadcast on JOY 94.9 FM in Melbourne, Australia. Each episode, "Reality Check" brings you a round-up of LGBT world news and a movie review, plus a heavy dose of critical thinking and skeptical analysis of pseudoscience and the paranormal. Psychics, ghosts, UFOs, astrology, diets, alternative medicines and much more all come under the critical eye.
 
Have you ever considered what being conscious actually means? By choosing to live in a particular state are you consenting to be subject to all its laws? For some there’s an assumption that philosophy might not be relevant to modern life but Dr. Nigel Warburton, senior lecturer in Philosophy at The Open University argues that many of us today are faced with philosophical questions such as these as we live our lives in the twenty first century. In this collection we ask academics to discuss t ...
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
Presented by Rusty O’Nhiall and Sue Schenskie, The show airs on Digital Radio 4 and the SEPIA Radio Network every week and explores our mysterious and often, baffling world. From ghosts and hauntings to conspiracy and mythical beasts, Rusty O’Nhiall and Sue Schenskie take you into a world of wonder, a trip into the shadows and that which is often unseen, sometimes, unmentioned.Join Rusty and Sue as they share with you not only their own research, adventures and experiences but introduces fas ...
 
It's the Toad Show. The sexiest paranormal comedy show on the planet. From UFOs to fail Trolls, you never know where this show will go next. Toad is your host with co-hosts Dougie Slapp, Sexy Linda, and regulars Charn Parker, Monarca, Chewy & Mary, Joe The Sceptic, abductee Adam, The Drunken Christmas, Easter, Tooth Fairy guy, Gay Whore Johnson, John and Maximus. UFO stories, Psychic readings, Sex fights, shameless pwnage, stupid news, and fail vids. Season 1 is set to kick off, so strap in ...
 
Published five years before John Kendrick Bangs had the same idea with Alice in Blunderland, Saki, in his 1902 series of satirical articles, takes an Alice in Wonderland view of British politics, which Alice finds even stranger than events in Wonderland.In all honesty, owing to its extremely topical nature this political satire hasn't worn well, which explains why it has virtually sunk without trace. To appreciate it at all, it's really rather necessary to understand the topical references. ...
 
The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume’s masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sought to reach a wider audience, and to dispel some of the virulent criticism addressed toward the former book. In it, Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche.
 
Jenny Salt is a Christian academic, lecturer at Sydney Missionary And Bible College, and sweet-heart with a microphone. Join her on a forty minute journey into someone’s amazing and often unexpected spiritual travels. Missionaries and media makers, scientists and sportspeople, new agers and new migrants – Salt is a chance to enter into the lives of people and discover heart-warming, sometimes challenging and always extraordinary gospel stories.
 
Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend; a highly successful scholar, but also dissatisfied with his life, and so makes a deal with the devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust is a tragic play in two parts. It is Goethe's most famous work and considered by many to be one of the greatest works of German literature.This first part of Faust is not divided into acts, but is structured as a sequence of scenes in a var ...
 
Fascinating Conversations with People From the World of Financial Markets:-- In this series, we delve into the lives and stories of extraordinary guests whose experiences give us a fresh and powerful lens through which to understand the mental, emotional, psychological and behavioural challenges people face when encountering risk and uncertainty in financial markets.Market veterans Steven Goldstein and Mark Randall speak to people from a range of backgrounds, including experienced and vetera ...
 
A film discussion podcast with trivia, quizzes and chat about your favourite actors and actresses. Our toy bingo machine chooses the person, we discuss their filmography and try to convince film-sceptic Sophie to watch one of their best movies, to be reviewed the following episode. Join us - Tony, Jordan, Jon and Sophie for a chinwag about cinema.
 
The Brain Exchange is an Australian made podcast starring the multi-talented and adored Ben and Michael. The podcast focusses on a broad range of topics under the general heading of "Scepticism, Nerd Culture and Humour". We discuss atheism/scepticism-related content, generally rip into religion, pseudoscience and other such nonsense. As self proclaimed nerds, internet and geek culture are also regular topics of discussion. However, most importantly, we never journey far from a few laughs and ...
 
The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume's masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sought to reach a wider audience, and to dispel some of the virulent criticism addressed toward the former book. In it, Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche. (Summary by Kirsten Ferreri)
 
Every week on The Yoga Life Podcast, yoga teacher Kevin Boyle chats to fellow yogis about teaching, practising and living the yoga life. Every aspect of yoga will be discussed. From the yoga industry, teaching techniques to life itself! If you’re a teacher, a student or simply curious to learn more about yoga, subscribe to receive your weekly episode. Happiness is free and so is this podcast.
 
A group of friends get together once a month thanks to the wonder of modern technology to discuss one topic. That topic can come in the form of either a question, a subject, a claim, or a statement. The thing is, only one of us knows what that topic is going to be. That person shall henceforth be known as the Dimbleby. (It's a long story.) The Dimbleby has two topics in their pocket. They tell us the first one and then the rest of us have the opportunity to veto it based on a majority vote. ...
 
One of the earliest works by the American parodist, Guy Wetmore Carryl, these fables are adapted from Jean de La Fontaine’s original writings. The fables are written in verse, and are light-hearted re-tellings of fables from two centuries before, each ending with a moral and a pun. Among the more celebrated of the fables are The Persevering Tortoise and the Pretentious Hare, The Arrogant Frog and the Superior Bull, and The Sycophantic Fox and the Gullible Raven. (Summary written by Chriss)
 
H. G. Wells's proposal for social reform was the formation of a world state, a concept that would increasingly preoccupy him throughout the remainder of his life. One of his most ambitious early attempts at portraying a world state was A Modern Utopia (1905). A Modern Utopia was intended as a hybrid between fiction and 'philosophical discussion'. Like most utopists, he has indicated a series of modifications which in his opinion would increase the aggregate of human happiness. Basically, Wel ...
 
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Scepticism is usually good as it encourages us to research and find facts and truths about the particular matter we are needlessly doubting. It is encouraged when studying the Word, for the intend to prove its validity. Unfortunately scepticism can also be a cover-up for unbelief, and this is what Jesus came across with the religious Leaders who we…
 
Bitcoin, and the world of cryptocurrency, divides opinion. At one end of the scale you’ll find the cynics and sceptics, at the other end those who are fascinated by all things crypto, and in between is everyone else, by varying degrees. The needle is however moving on this scale: Many cynics are becoming less cynical and more curious, and some of t…
 
The president of Madagascar Andry Rajoelina claims to have a herbal medicine that can cure coronavirus aka COVID-19 but no one in the world including Africans believe him. The Wahaala Boys ask why don't Africans believe him and also why do we easily dismiss herbal medicines especially the educated Africans. Ghana has started attaching herbal centre…
 
AlphaMind podcast host Steven Goldstein worked for almost 25 years as a professional trader at Investment Banks in both Market-Making and Proprietary Trading roles. In his battle to succeed, Steven was always looking to improve and find the secrets to success. To help him on this journey, Steven developed his own set of guiding principles which wer…
 
Mark Normand, fresh off the success of his new special "Out To Lunch" (available now on YouTube), met me on the deserted streets of New York to play the 5 things we miss game. We probably got to like 2. Maaaaaaaybe 3. But who cares really? Mark is hilarious and this episode was funny as crap with broccoli. I should legitimately have this guy on onc…
 
The Wahaala Boys discusses and looks at intercultural relationship and marriages with a special focus on Ghanaians marrying Nigerians. They discuss the relationships and marriages that happened between Ghanaian celebrities and Nigerian celebrities from Nadia Buari and Jim Iyke, Yvonne Nelson and Iyanya of Kukere fame, Juliet Ibrahim and musician Ic…
 
I truly believe that what we do with the years we have is far more important than the amount of years we have. Maura Rath, of Yoga With Maura, has been teaching yoga full time for just 2 years but has already competed 500 hours + training, led 7 retreats and regularly sees 200-300 yogis join her daily Instagram Live classes. Simply put, Maura has a…
 
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