Podcast #56 – Tim Farley (WhatstheHarm.net)

We interview Tim Farley, creator of the website WhatstheHarm.net (an invaluable database of death and destruction caused by alternative medicine, superstition, lack of critical thinking, etc.).  Tim has also given talks and organized seminars to teach skeptics how to be better communicators–check out Skeptical Software Tools.

Look for Tim at Dragon*Con in September, but first! he’ll be seminarifying at The Amazing Meeting, July 9-12 in Las Vegas (yes…Nevada).

Father’s Day is this Sunday (June 21st)!  That means a very special patriarchal installment of Holey Scripture.  Hide the children.

More great listener feedback!  Also mentioned on the ‘cast are two books and on DVD that shed light on the thorny ethical considerations surrounding abortion and the theological problem of suffering:


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David is podcasting new episodes of Secular Nation.  AtheistAlliance.org/podcast.

Interested in science fiction?  Then check out John’s other online project, SciFiDimensions.com.

Theme music by Body Found.

Bonus material after the sign-off:  The duo Garfunkel and Oates sing “Sex with Ducks.”  Watch the “Sex with Ducks” video on YouTube.

Recorded June 17, 2009.  Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll.

To listen to this episode click here.

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