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"Promoting Humanist Values and Critical Thinking on the South Coast"

Miracle or Science a talk by Brian Dunning

Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 01:30 PM — 03:30 PM

Miracle or Science

 

A Talk by Brian Dunning

 

An insider's look at five religious miracles that are far more interesting when we discover what actually took place. Simple debunking is just as useless as uncritical belief; the real excitement comes from learning the history and the context.

 

Science writer Brian Dunning is the host and producer of the podcast Skeptoid: Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena (skeptoid.com), applying critical thinking to urban legends and popular pseudoscientific subjects promoted by the mass media. Skeptoid has a weekly audience of 161,000 listeners.

 

Brian is also the author of five books based on the podcast. A computer scientist by trade, Brian uses new media to showcase the rewards of science and critical thinking. He is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and lives in southern California with his family

Location

Patio Room at Vista Del Monte

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