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Trolling With Logic Podcast - Weekly show bringing the hammer down on irrationality. Latest news analysed, Guest interviews and a range of features on Philosophy, Science and Skepticism

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This episode we look into the psychology behind conspiracy theories, their prevalence and are they on the increase?
Our special guest is Professor Joe Uscinksi.

Joe is a Political Science Professor in the University of Miami College of Arts & Sciences and co-author of American Conspiracy Theories (Oxford, 2014).

Joe Uscinski, "Fake News Freakout," http://reason.com/archives/2017/02/05/fake-news-freakout.

Lecture by Uscinski and Parent that covers everything discussed in the book:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2f0XK2s920w.

And of course, Joe's website: http://www.joeuscinski.com/.

Music: Rage Against the Machine: "Wake Up"

Intro Clip: Monty Python's Flying circus, (c) BBC

Many thanks to our patrons:

 

The team:

Host: Nathan @thenatheist

CoHosts:

Jenn : @PhotoJennBo

 

 Our Patrons:
Josh, Society for Advancement of Science
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVXF--HIS6h1KBqlntnzc-Q

MicroBlogganism:
https://www.youtube.com/user/MicroBlogganism

 

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NDE's, OBE's, how much does a soul weigh exactly? We look at what science says about life after death with special guest Matt O'Neill.  Matthew O’Neil is an activist, theologian, and teacher. He has an MA in Theology from Saint Michael's College and is a certified Humanist chaplain and celebrant. He is the author of "What the Bible Really Does (and Doesn't) Say About Sex" and writes for the Danthropology blog through the Patheos network. He lives in Saint Albans, Vermont. 

Matt's twitter: https://twitter.com/mwoneiI

Matt's Facebook: https://t.co/blKHeCETFd

Matt's books: https://www.amazon.com/Matthew-ONeil/e/B015BZNXW0/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1

Music: Blue Oyster Cult: Don't Fear The Reaper

Intro Clip: Monty Python's Flying circus, (c) BBC

Many thanks to our patrons:

 

The team:

Host: Nathan @thenatheist

CoHosts:

Michael "The Kitch" Kitching : @Bio_insipiration

Genetic Julia : @GeneticJulia

Jenn : @PhotoJennBo

Cal : @ZuluCal

 

 Our Patrons:
Josh, Society for Advancement of Science
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVXF--HIS6h1KBqlntnzc-Q

MicroBlogganism:
https://www.youtube.com/user/MicroBlogganism
 

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