In case you’ve missed it, here’s the full length talk by Michael Shermer in NYC.
We have to attribute validity to certain sources because we just don’t know enough about every branch of science ourselves. Which is why, when one of those sources is debunked, we’re deeply shaken. We remember how flimsy the foundation of our understanding really is.
George Hrab and Phil Plait perform the “Lazy Sunday” version of “Death from the Skies” from George’s ablum “Trebuchet” to close out the 2011 Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism in New York, NY.
Apparently the universe is a 26C dilution of Felicia Day, who knew?