Episode #033, feat. Penny Lane

 

TheESP hosts
On this episode, you’ll find news, events and interesting topics, including Pokémon Go, The Good Thinking Society vs the BBC, banners to indicate retraction in scientific papers, a guy jailed for insulting the Dutch King, scapegoating and the state of exorcism across Europe. Also, we have an interview with Penny Lane, producer and filmmaker whose film ‘Nuts!’ is a must for all skeptics.
 
Segments
Intro; Greetings & Feedback; On this day; What’s on in Europe?; What’s hot in Europe?; Interview with Penny Lane; Logical Fallacies; Really Wrong; Quote
 
Show notes:
00:00:00
INTRO music
 
00:00:26
Greetings & feedback
00:08:11
On This Day: 29th July
Eduard Brückner (29 July 1862 – 20 May 1927) was a German geographer, meteorologist, glaciologist and climate scientist.
 
00:14:27
What’s on in Europe?
00:20:57
What’s Hot in Europe?
  1. The Good Thinking Society vs the BBC
  2. Makers of ‘Vaxxed’ threatening law suit against critics
  3. PubMed trying a new method to flag retractions
  4. 30 days in jail for insulting the King?
00:33:44
Interview with Penny Lane about her movie ‘Nuts’
00:54:01
Logical Fallacies – Scapegoating
00:58:28
Really Wrong: Exorcism across Europe
01:15:54
Quote
“For me, I think the greatest achievement of science is to allow humanity to realize that our world is comprehensible. Through science, rational thinking, we can understand how the universe works.”
/Jim Al-Khalili, British theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster/
 
01:16:49
Outro
 
01:18:04
Out-takes