The quest-a thirst unquenchable ..

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The Joy of Science (Jim Al-Khalili)

The Michael Shermer Show # 261 In this conversation with quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili reveals how 8 lessons from the heart of science can help us all get the most out of our lives. Today’s world is unpredictable and full...

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How to live a more rational, scientific life-Jim Al-Khalili

New Scientist met physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili to discuss the biggest mysteries in fundamental physics, why we should try and understand the mindset of those who believe in conspiracy theories and how to live a more curious “life scientific”.

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Why critical thinking makes you smarter | Bill Nye, Derren Brown & more | Big Think

It’s not always easy to tell the difference between objective truth and what we believe to be true. Separating facts from opinions, according to skeptic Michael Shermer, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss, and others, requires research, self-reflection, and time. Recognizing your own biases and those of others, avoiding echo...

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Socratic Method

Explore the technique known as the Socratic Method, which uses questions to examine a person’s values, principles, and beliefs. — Socrates, one of the founding fathers of Western philosophical thought, was on trial. Many believed he was an enemy of the state, accusing the philosopher of corrupting the...

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Defending the Global Order: A Conversation with Yuval Noah Harari(sam Harris)

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Yuval Noah Harari about the wider implications of Russia’s war of conquest in Ukraine. They discuss different forms of war, Putin’s miscalculation regarding the internal divisions of America and the EU, the problem of misinformation, international norms of...

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MasterClass Live with Neil de Grasse Tyson

In his MasterClass, Neil deGrasse Tyson teaches you how to discover and communicate objective truths in clear, exciting, and engaging ways. Learn to think, measure, and weigh information like a scientist; detect flaws in your own reasoning and navigate cognitive bias; and gauge the credibility of information and...

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ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE makes you think it works. Science is dope

Kenya’s ex-PM Raila Odinga made a statement that Ayurveda gave his daughter her eyesight back. This is very similar to the miraculous stories you often hear about alternative medicines including homeopathy and siddha. What is it about stories like these that make us think that alternative medicine works?

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Science and Pseudoscience in Sport and Exercise -Nick Tiller

Exercise and physical activity improve health and prolong life, but lax regulations on the products and practices we’re sold have led to an industry founded on strong claims and weak evidence. Science has become subordinate to marketing campaigns that exploit our scientific ignorance and ingrained biases and, as...