Alex Tsakiris, creator and host of Skeptiko joins Darren and Graham. They chat about the battle over consciousness between the hard core Skeptics and the believers and everyone in between. Where will the research and our society/culture end up in the crazy information overload age we live in?
Red Pill Junkie chimes in for the intro with some strange news… like ghosthunting arson, new dinosaur found in our home province of Alberta, bit coins going into space, and the face off between the FDA and 23&me…
Alex’s website and podcast
Alex, host of Skeptiko, is a successful entrepreneur turned science podcaster. In 2007 he founded Skeptiko which has become the #1 podcast covering the science of human consciousness. Alex has appeared on syndicated radio talk shows both in the US and the UK and is well-know within the parapsychology and near-death experience research communities.
Links t to people /topics discussed in show….
Links from the intro with Red Pill Junkie:
http://news.discovery.com/animals/dinosaurs/mysteriously-intact-t-rex-tissue-finally-explained-131127.html http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/27/us-britain-dinosaur-idUSBRE9AQ12V20131127 http://www.livescience.com/41486-smallest-intact-baby-ceratopsid-found.html?cmpid=514645 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/26/business/fda-demands-a-halt-to-a-dna-test-kits-marketing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes&_r=1& http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/26/mushrooms-make-wind-spread-spores_n_4343094.html http://gawker.com/historic-landmark-burned-to-the-ground-by-frustrated-gh-1471401171 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/richard-branson-virgin-galactic-now-accepts-bitcoin-for-space-travel/