The Skeptic Zone #609 - 14.June.2020


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0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:37 Prof. Paul Willis on the hunt for Dinosaurs Palaeo Pictures is a new deal in documentary making. Their documentaries are made by the palaeontologists doing the research. They can take the audience into the field, get them in the dirt of the excavations and following all aspects of the research that brings ancient worlds back to life. And, along the way, they provide funding support for the research effort. Video of interview with Prof. Willis 0:24:49 Logical Fallacies. With Michelle Bijkersma This week Michelle looks at "Moving the Goal Posts". Also known as “Raising the Bar” and “The Shifting Sands” this is when your opponent does not accept a successful answer to their challenge and insists on you answering more and more questions. A Logical Fallacy is an error we can make in reasoning, but it usually crops up when we are discussing or arguing our point of view. 0:32:54 The Coronavirus is a fraud?? We look at a bizarre flyer finding its way into letter boxes around Sydney. Is there a link to The Informed Medical Options Party (IMOP), the people against Vaccination and Fluoride? 0:44:00 The Book of Tim - With Tim Mendham

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