En intervju med Brian Deer, journalisten som avslöjade Andrew Wakefields bedrägliga forskning som felaktigt kopplade MMR-vaccinet till autism. Han berättar historien om Wakefield och framför även berättigad kritik mot peer review-systemet. An interview with Brian Deer, the journalist that exposed Andrew Wakefield’s fraudulent research that falsely linked the MMR vaccine with autism. He tells the … Continued
Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton hailed for riffs on history Utdrag: “Last week the Swedish Sceptics’ Association (VoF) named the band its ‘enlightener of the year’, an award usually reserved for writers and broadcasters popularising rigorous research.” […] “However, VoF said Sabaton could keep the prize because the band had denounced the Russian invasion of … Continued
Sabaton receives The Swedish Skeptics Association’s ‘Enlightener Of The Year Award 2022’ Utdrag: “The Swedish Skeptics Association have hand-picked Sabaton specifically for their ability to deliver factual content, expressing that they stand out from their contemporaries and peers in the music scene for their dedication to giving truthful, historical accounts with the assistance of qualified … Continued
Sabaton receives The Swedish Skeptics Association’s prestigious “Enlightener of the Year Award 2022” Utdrag: “We are beyond proud to announce that The Swedish Skeptics Association (Vetenskap och Folkbildning) has awarded us the ‘Enlightener of the Year Award 2022’ (‘Årets Folkbildare 2022’) making us the FIRST EVER ROCK BAND to receive this prestigious accolade.”
The Swedish Skeptics Association was founded 40 years ago, in 1982. Pontus Böckman, president of the S.S.A, gives a brief history of the organisation’s past, present and future. The talk was given at the Gothenburg Book fair 2022.
[This event was held in English] The Great Australian Psychic Prediction Project Richard Saunders, Australian skeptic of the internationally acclaimed podcast the Skeptic Zone fame, tells us about his adventures and decades’ long experiences of Skepticism, pseudoscience and quacks. He will also go into depth of the results of the recently finished psychic prediction project. … Continued
Claus Larsen and Steen Svanholm, internationally renowned experts on 9/11 facts and myths, describe how the terror attack was planned and carried out by the terror organization al Qaeda, and what the catastrophe meant for the time following. Claus lived in New York City at the time, and shares his personal experience. Claus and Steen … Continued
Skeptics in the Pub – Online: Teaching Critical Thinking in an Era of Disinformation. This event is in english! Philippe Longchamps is a French-Canadian teacher who has sailed up as somewhat of a celebrity in education in 2020, not just in Sweden where he is based. Recipient of the Swedish award “Teacher of the Year” … Continued