Interview With Maryam Namazie #SSAWeek

Welcome to Hour Eighteen of the Token Skeptic Sunday Sessions!DONATE HERE!There’s 24 posts for every hour of today, looking at issues involving secularism, skepticism, atheism, feminism, science, philosophy and more - in order to support and urge you to donate to SSAWeek2013 at SecularStudents.org. Maryam Namazie is a political activist, campaigner and blogger, and the spokesperson for Fitnah - Movement for Women’s Liberation, and also the Equal Rights Now, One Law for All Campaign again … [Read more...]

Interview On Science Podcasting – Dr Pamela Gay And Fraser Cain #SSAWeek

Welcome to Hour Eleven of the Token Skeptic Sunday Sessions!DONATE HERE!There’s 24 posts for every hour of today, looking at issues involving secularism, skepticism, atheism, feminism, science, philosophy and more - in order to support and urge you to donate to SSAWeek2013 at SecularStudents.org.Science podcasting is popular, fun and informative… but how do you make a success of it? Is there a formula that the experts use to get a show regularly on the air? How much research and effo … [Read more...]

Top Ten Realisations That You’re Not A “Student” Anymore, Mature-Age Student #SSAWeek

Welcome to Hour Ten of the Token Skeptic Sunday Sessions!DONATE HERE!There’s 24 posts for every hour of today, looking at issues involving secularism, skepticism, atheism, feminism, science, philosophy and more - in order to support and urge you to donate to SSAWeek2013 at SecularStudents.org. 1) When you write "SHHH UP ALREADY" in ink on your forearm so often that it's turning into a tattoo after only the second day - because you're sick to death of automatically putting your hand up … [Read more...]

How Not To Lose Your Kids At The Science Museum #SSAWeek

Welcome to Hour Nine of the Token Skeptic Sunday Sessions!DONATE HERE!There's 24 posts for every hour of May 5th, 2013, looking at issues involving secularism, skepticism, atheism, philosophy and more - in order to support and urge you to donate to SSAWeek2013 at SecularStudents.org. I've seen a few strategies that have worked over the years (and the following can also apply to shopping centres, fairgrounds, wherever you may have a kid who has a tendency to run off or be distracted. I … [Read more...]

Alom Shaha – On The Kindness Of Strangers And The Young Atheist’s Handbook For Schools #SSAWeek

Welcome to Hour Six of the Token Skeptic Sunday Sessions!DONATE HERE!There's 24 posts for every hour of today, looking at issues involving secularism, skepticism, atheism, feminism, science, philosophy and more - in order to support and urge you to donate to SSAWeek2013 at SecularStudents.org.A message from Alom Shaha: It’s been over a year since my book, The Young Atheist’s Handbook, was published in Australia and almost a year since it was published in the UK. It has been an intere … [Read more...]

Interview With Let Toys Be Toys – Activists For De-Genderisation Of Toys #SSAWeek

Welcome to Hour Three of the Token Skeptic Sunday Sessions!DONATE HERE!There's 24 posts for every hour of today, looking at issues involving secularism, skepticism, atheism, feminism, science, philosophy and more - in order to support and urge you to donate to SSAWeek2013 at SecularStudents.org. Firstly, a press release by Let Toys Be Toys - I first learned about this group earlier this year via an article in the New Statesman, entitled "Since when were science toys just for boys?". J … [Read more...]

Interview With Daniel Loxton On Why There Is A Skeptical Movement #SSAWeek

Welcome to Hour Two of the Token Skeptic Sunday Sessions!DONATE HERE!There's 24 posts for every hour of today, looking at issues involving secularism, skepticism, atheism, feminism, science, philosophy and more - in order to support and urge you to donate to SSAWeek2013 at SecularStudents.org.  On February 6th of this year, the Skeptics Society announced a new project over on the Skepticblogs site, authored by Daniel Loxton:For over twenty years, the Skeptics Society and Skeptic ma … [Read more...]

Lecture – Elizabeth Loftus: Memory Matters

"People sometimes remember things that never happened." The BHA, Centre for Inquiry UK, Goldsmiths' Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit present Elizabeth Loftus on Memory Matters, exploring how and why this happens. … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Read Science! We Love Dinos Edition

Google Hangout, featuring Brian Switek (@Laelaps), Joanne Manaster (@sciencegoddess), Jeff Shaumeyer (@scienticity) and Daniel Loxton (@Daniel_Loxton). And dinosaurs! … [Read more...]

Podcasts – ScienceRewired, 365 Days Of Philosophy And Token Skeptic Shows Now Out #scicomm

I've been very busy over my brief holiday break - the important thing is that if you're in Australia and interested in science communication, science education and science outreach, that you check out some of the presenters at the forthcoming ScienceRewired Big Science Communication Summit and consider not only:Giving feedback on what is discussed (think of it like a "wiki" for things that will be raised at the event), but Consider signing up to present yourself!For these interviews, … [Read more...]

Interested In Philosophy Classes? Take A Class With Dan!

Just got a cool email - fellow bloggy-Patheos-fellow Dan Fincke is getting some new non-matriculated online courses together! The idea is to schedule summer classes in mid-May so that he can start them in June or July. "In this post I report back on how my online classes have been going and link to this new survey which you can fill out if you would like me to teach you philosophy or give you philosophical counseling this summer and/or fall. It’s like reading Camels With Hammers, but instead you … [Read more...]


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