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Old 9th August 2018, 09:05 AM   #1
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So, they are releasing a book.

I heard about this on George Hrab's podcast and thought others here may be interested in pre-ordering it.

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How to Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

I stopped listening to the podcast some time ago, but this sounds interesting.
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Old 29th August 2018, 05:29 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Dr. Keith View Post
I heard about this on George Hrab's podcast and thought others here may be interested in pre-ordering it.

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How to Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake

I stopped listening to the podcast some time ago, but this sounds interesting.
Yes. Thank you for bringing this to my attention, Dr. Keith. Now, hopefully, everyone on this forum can stare at my name for the next 20 days!
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Old 30th August 2018, 09:21 AM   #3
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Yes. Thank you for bringing this to my attention, Dr. Keith. Now, hopefully, everyone on this forum can stare at my name for the next 20 days!
I'm confused.
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Old 1st September 2018, 01:44 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Dr. Keith View Post
I'm confused.
Because the 'last post' on this sub-board won't change for that long (I'm not sure if it disappears from the main page when it gets archived, but that could be the time frame for that if a thread isn't posted in).
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Old 2nd September 2018, 01:57 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by tyr_13 View Post
Because the 'last post' on this sub-board won't change for that long.

Unless somebody else, in this case first Dr. Keith, then you, and now I, ruin it for him!
(I think this one lasted for a couple of months - much to my surprise!)

By the way, I look forward to the book!
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I loathe the podcast format. Can't stand it.

I like the SGttU folks well enough, but I'm not really sure I need anyone else's advice on evaluating evidence at this point in my life. I like Rebecca Watson, too, but I think I could maybe give her a few tips on evaluating stuff like evo psych.
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Old 2nd December 2018, 10:21 AM   #7
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Recently bought the audio version on Audible - it was very good!

The sort of book you hope you'd get people who don't identify as skeptics to read. Even though most of the content wasn't new to me, it was a great refresher on skepticism, and the presentation was such that I bet most people would find the content interesting, whether or not they were skeptics.
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