The “Death is not Final” debate is up on YouTube now #AfterDeath

I blogged about the “Death is not Final” debate a few days ago, but until now all you had were my notes. Now, here is the actual debate itself … What strikes me as an interesting discovery is that both of those for the motion, Dr. Eben Alexander (Neurosurgeon & Author, Proof of Heaven), and … Read moreThe “Death is not Final” debate is up on YouTube now #AfterDeath

Debate: Death is not Final – #AfterDeath

Now here is a really interesting (for me) debate from Intelligence squared. Debate Topic: Death is not Final If consciousness is just the workings of neurons and synapses, how do we explain the phenomenon of near-death experience? By some accounts, about 3% of the U.S. population has had one: an out-of-body experience often characterized by … Read moreDebate: Death is not Final – #AfterDeath

Is Guerrilla Skepticism OK?

Guerrilla Skepticism is a team led by Susan Gerbic that consists of Wikipedia editors who have a specific focus on improving the quality of the available information. In fact they are quite open about what they are all about, and have their own website here where they invite anybody to join them, and describe their goal to … Read moreIs Guerrilla Skepticism OK?

Creationism at #QEDcon

Standing outside in the street face-to-face with a chap clutching a bible in his left hand and vigorously thumping it with his right in order to give emphases to it as his source for reliable verified “truth” was a rather unexpected encounter last weekend at #QEDcon QEDcon is of course a wonderful celebration of science, scepticism … Read moreCreationism at #QEDcon

#QEDcon – A link and a few clips

Question … Where can I find lots of #QEDcon stuff such as pictures, and links to follow (stalk) others who were there? – Here (That’s a link to  conferize) And so here (via that link) are the highlights for the entire conference … Oh and perhaps you might have forgotten it, so here is the Mathematical Pi … Read more#QEDcon – A link and a few clips

Awards at #QEDcon – Leaving Fundamentalism

Last night at #QEDcon the best blog of the year award went to Jonny Scaramanga for his fabulous Leaving Fundamentalism website. Here below you can see a picture (taken by Kevin Friery‏@Therapeutic1) where Nate Phelps presents Jonny Scaramanga with his award at #QEDcon #skeptic #atheism And yes, that is “the” Nate Phelps, the son of Fred Phelps of Westboro … Read moreAwards at #QEDcon – Leaving Fundamentalism