238. Why Skeptics Are Wrong… About Psychics & Mediums

Interviews summarizes Alex Tsakiris’s experience investigating psychic mediums, and the skeptical claims made against them. Join host Alex Tsakiris for a summation of research demonstration of  psychic medium communication.  Tsakiris also discusses his plans for a book exploring why...

237. Dr. Patricia Churchland Sandbagged by Near-Death Experience Questions

Interview with neurophilosophy expert Dr. Patricia Churchland reveals a lack of understanding of near-death experience science. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with University of California, San Diego philosophy professor Dr. Patricia Churchland.  During the interview Dr....

236. Rome Viharo, Wikipedia, We Have a Problem

Interview with social media expert and Wikipedia critic, Rome Viharo exposes cyber bullying tactics employed by dogmatic Skeptics on Wikipedia. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with social media consultant and Wikipedia cyber bullying victim Rome Viharo.  During the interview...

235. Dr. Todd Dufresne on Freud’s Looming Shadow of Deception

Interview with the Dr. Todd Dufresne examines Sigmund Freud’s deception and the legacy of psychoanalysis. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Lakehead University Philosophy Professor Dr. Todd Dufresne.  During the interview Dufresne examines Freud’s deceptions...

234. Global Warming, Climate Change and Our Illusion of Control

Interview with the Rick Archer host of Buddha at the Gas Pump, and John Collins from Maharishi University reveals controversy over the spiritual implications of global warming. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview on Global Warming, science and spirituality with Rick Archer from...

233. Mary Rodwell Which Extraordinary Human Experiences Matter Dec17

233. Mary Rodwell Which Extraordinary Human Experiences Matter

Interview with the alien encounter researcher Mary Rodwell examines the stigma of extraordinary human experiences, and why science turns away. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Mary Rodwell.  During the interview Rodwell talks about how her research into alien encounters...

232. Greg Taylor Tells Readers, Don’t Worry There Probably is an Afterlife

Interview with the author of, Don’t Worry!  There Probably is an Afterlife looks at deathbed visions, near-death experiences and other scientific evidence suggesting survival of consciousness. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Greg Taylor.  During the interview...

231. Dr. David Jacobs Dismisses Spiritual Alien Abduction Stories Nov29

231. Dr. David Jacobs Dismisses Spiritual Alien Abduction Stories

Part two of an interview with alien abduction researcher Dr. David Jacobs examines alien encounters from a spiritual perspective. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for part two of his interview with Dr. David Jacobs.  During the interview Jacobs talks about abductions and spiritually...

230. Dr. David Jacobs Claims Academia Has Abrogated Responsibility to Investigate Alien Contact Nov20

230. Dr. David Jacobs Claims Academia Has Abrogated Responsibility to Investigate Alien Contact

Interview with alien abduction researcher and Temple University History Professor Dr. David Jacobs examines his over 30 years of research. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Dr. David Jacobs author of, UFOs & Abductions: Challenging the Borders of Knowledge.  During...

229. The 5 Things You Need to Know About Skeptiko

A re-introduction of the podcast explains how the host approaches the intersection of science and spirituality. Through selected clips from previous shows and an extended clip from an important NDE presentation with Dr. Sam Parnia, Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris explains how the show has evolved...

228. Mary Rodwell Advocates for Alien Contactees Nov05

228. Mary Rodwell Advocates for Alien Contactees

Interview with UFO and alien contact experience researcher examines the power of personal experience. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Mary Rodwell, author of, Awakening.  During the interview Rodwell talks about the power of personal experience: Mary Rodwell:  The truth...

227. Your Help Needed Defining Rules of New Skeptiko Forum

A new version of the Skeptiko forum has moderators seeking balance between Skeptics and Believers. With the launch of the new Skeptiko forum forum moderators are asking listeners of the show to recommend the level and type of moderation that should be implemented.  Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris...

226. Acharya S. Examines the Effects of Myth-Making on Christianity

Interview with religion and mythology scholar Acharya S. (D.M. Murdock) examines the effects of early Christianity on other religions of the time. Join Skeptiko host Alex Tsakiris for an interview with Acharya S. author of, Who Was Jesus? Fingerprints of The Christ.  During the interview...

225. Kevin Williams, Creator of Near-Death.com

Interview with Kevin Williams creator of one of the leading website portals on Near-Death Experience science. Today we welcome Kevin Williams to Skeptiko. Kevin is the creator of www.near-death.com,  the #1 website on near-death experiences, both in terms of visitor traffic and in terms of...