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Debunking Conspiracies: Spread Some Truth On The Anniversary Of 9/11

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The anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks is almost upon us, which unfortunately means the re-emergence of conspiratorial crack-pottery across social media and watering holes. Not to mention a surge in the share value of tin foil.

I’ve discovered that you can quickly separate the sceptics from mere atheists by striking up a conversation about 9/11 with the godless. You’d hope that the conversation might progress towards the dangers of Islamic fundamentalism rather than the specific melting point of steel beams, but I’d suggest lowering your expectations.

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Ep#46 – Michael Shermer – The Moral Arc

After debunking 9/11 conspiracy theories on The #GSPodcast back in September, Michael Shermer (@MichaelShermer) returns to the show to tell us all about his new book ‘The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom’.  We touch on a number of other topics shortly before the alien mother-ship returns to take Michael home.  Please see the MoralArc.com.

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Ep#31 – Michael Shermer – Debunking 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

 

Michael Shermer of Skeptic Magazine (Skeptic.com) joins me on The #GSPodcast to cast a sceptical eye on popular 9/11 Conspiracy theories. Controlled Demolition? Building 7? Inside Job? THE JEWS! And more! He’ll also explain some of the psychology involved in the formation/acceptance of conspiracy theories. I ask him about The X-Files too. Obviously.

 

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Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/gspellchecker

 


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