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#146: Dr Michael Shermer - The Sceptical Approach To Forming Helpful Beliefs

**Audio issues**

Very sorry about the audio problems within this episode. Had a major microphone problem on my part (Not on Michael's.). I sincerely apologise.

Dr Michael Shermer is an American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society, and editor-in-chief of its magazine Skeptic.

Michael Shermer is the best-selling author of numerous books that include The Moral Arc, The Believing Brain and most recently 'Giving The Devil His Due'.

Topics discussed:

- Reinventing the education system
- Deepak Chopra
- The sceptic philosophy
- Whether we should cancel student debt
- Why people believe in UFO’s and conspiracy theories
- Jordan Peterson and much much more

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