TheESP – Ep. #124 – Full Fact, vaccinations, intravaginal manipulations, Rigvir & plants vs bullies

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Segments:
Intro; Greetings; This Week in Skepticism; News; Really Wrong; Quote; Outro; Out-takes

Show Notes:
00:00:27 Greetings

Andras talks about this travels around Europe and meeting old friends; We remind listeners to book QED as tickets are limited (all the evening gala tickets are gone now!); Just a quick philosophical discussion on whether the government should be involved in telling its citizens how to live, what to eat, drink or smoke

00:12:38 This Week in Skepticism

Colin Fry (19 May 1962 – 25 August 2015) was an English television personality, entertainer and self-proclaimed medium. Fry consistently professed his beliefs as a psychic and garnered a following across his career, whilst critics said his capabilities came from cold reading

00:21:00 Skeptical News

Guidelines to achieve more in health:
https://epha.org/joint-statement-europe-lets-do-more-for-health/

Update on the current state of measles – terrible news:
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/measles-ukraine-cases-among-adults-increase-76961/amp/

New measles outbreak in Spain:
http://outbreaknewstoday.com/measles-outbreak-reported-tortosa-catalonia-93211/amp/

The Academy urges large scale reforms in education:
https://index.hu/tudomany/2018/05/07/az_akademia_komoly_kritikat_mondott_a_magyar_oktatasugyrol/

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/oct/18/osteopaths-chiropractors-back-pain-whose-spine-is-it-anyway

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/osteopathy/evidence/

https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/rigvir-another-unproven-and-highly-dubious-cancer-therapy-to-be-avoided/

https://index.hu/tudomany/2018/05/07/az_ellen_nem_ved/

One of the top universities to shut down:http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/05/hungarian-scientists-are-edge-country-poised-force-out-top-university

00:59:52 Really Wrong

Really Wrong: IKEA claims plants are hurt if verbally bullied

01:08:44 Quote

“Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist.”
/Lise Meitner – Austrian-Swedish physicist/

01:09:23 Outro

01:10:39 Out-takes

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