A Skeptic Looks at Religious Hoaxes, UFOs and Alternative Medicine

10/08/12 Robert Lorei
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. On the first part of today’s program we’’ll talk with Benjamin Radford… one of the world's few science-based paranormal investigators, and has done first-hand research into mysterious phenomena including psychics, ghosts and haunted houses; exorcisms, miracles, Bigfoot, stigmata, lake monsters, UFO sightings, reincarnation, and crop circles. Later we’ll open the phone lines and take your phone calls….

Benjamin Radford is deputy editor of Skeptical Inquirer science magazine and a Research Fellow with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. He has written hundreds of articles on a wide variety of topics, including urban legends, the paranormal, critical thinking, and media literacy. He is author of six books including : Hoaxes, Myths, and Manias: Why We Need Critical Thinking (with sociologist Robert E. Bartholomew);

He’ll be speaking next Tuesday at USF in Tampa @ 7PM at the TECO Room….He joins us now from the studios of our sister station KUNM in Albuquerque, New Mexico….

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