Michael Shermer

ozatheist on August 23rd, 2008

The Big Science Night on Friday 22 August was quite a success, I think, I’m definitely glad I went. The 4 hour event featured Simon Pampena – the Stand-up Mathematician, Dr Jim Patrick – Chief Scientist at Cochlear, Dr Michael Shermer from the US Skeptics Society, and Dr Fred Watson – Astronomer-in-Charge, Anglo-Australian Telescope. Hosted [...]

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ozatheist on August 22nd, 2008

For those that missed listening to Zan Rowe and Dr Karl talk to Michael Shermer yesterday, the podcast is now available here (drkarl_20080821.mp3 19.4MB MP3). Michael discusses his skepticism, his thoughts on atheism, and answers questions from listeners. I liked his joke: What do you get when you cross a Jehovah’s Witness with an atheist? [...]

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ozatheist on June 24th, 2008

There are several secular and science events coming up in Sydney (and a few other cities, see links), which I am intending to attend. These include: AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SECULAR ASSOCIATION (ANSA)CONFERENCE:  Secular Twins: Australia and New Zealand’s Secular Heritage and its Future WHERE: NSW Parliamentary Theatrette, Sydney WHY: To respond to claims that Australia and [...]

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