Radio Freethinker

Vancouver's Number 1 Skeptical Podcast and Radio Show

Show notes for Episode 82

Posted by Ethan Clow on September 29, 2010

Radio Freethinker Episode 82 – Van Praagh Skeptivism. Chloe explains herself, Winds parting the Red Sea? The Gulf Oil spill and Long Guns

Download the episode here!

Song: Happiness is a warm gun by The Beatles

Skeptical News:

Who is Chloe Packer?

Van Praagh Coverage

Winds parted the Red Sea? See here for original piece. For more on Carl Drews see his website here,  and criticisms here.

Gulf spill possibly larger than previous estimates. See here.

Topics:

The long-gun registry – what does it do and does it work?

http://montreal.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20100922/mtl_longgun_100922/20100926/?hub=MontrealHome
http://thechronicleherald.ca/TheNovaScotian/1203876.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawson_College_shooting#Weapons
http://www.sfu.ca/~mauser/papers/forum/FF-gundeaths.pdf
http://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&lr=&id=xJ3Y2-CHYfMC&oi=fnd&pg=PR13&dq=Targeting+Guns&ots=sBP4MfQh-K&sig=yexaX3B_nKGZiMvwxBajgoyOhSY#v=onepage&q&f=false
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Firearms_Registry
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cfp-pcaf/facts-faits/index-eng.htm

Skeptical Highlights:

Today at 7pm: CFI Debate Should we eat meet? Centre for Inquiry will host a lively debate on the whether or not it’s better to be vegetarian between Dr. Rob Tarzwell and Co-host of Radio Freethinker, Don McLenaghen. Join us at Langara college room A130 – tickets $5 ($4 for students) Free for CFI Members.

CFI Presents Skeptics in the Pub: Richmond: At our new date, now the last Thursday of the month at 7:30pm at Legends Pub in Richmond, just a short walk from the Brighouse Skytrain station. See event on Facebook here.

UBC Freethinkers General Meeting + Simpsons 7pm to 9pm in Buchannan B213 See Facebook event here.

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