Show notes for Episode 130
Posted by Ethan Clow on September 1, 2011
Radio Freethinker Episode 130 – Praying for poop, Countries going extinct, Caffeine and Cancer, Plus is the crime rate rising? Will more prisons lower it?
Note: For some reason this episode isn’t showing up in our podcast feed, however you can listen and download it here on Radio Freethinker.com
Update: The podcast is now appearing in our podcast feed on Itunes and elsewhere. Apologies for the delay.
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Canada not willing to shell out the cash to participate in the 2012 world fair, see here
Tuscan friars ask God to deliver diarrhoea for basilica bible thief, see here
How caffeine can act to prevent skin cancer, see here
How long before countries go extinct? see here
The Prison paradox
Nature Chemistry September Edition has a section of articles meant to reflect on issues important to chemistry, but beyond bench research. This includes effective communication and teaching, gender issues, reflections on big pharma, and commentaries on chemistry and the developing world. They’re free until the end of September so check them out!
Philosophers Cafe – What is consciousness?
How can we know for sure that we know? Can we be certain that others are conscious? Is there a relationship between consciousness and conscience?
Thursday, Sept 1st at 7pm
1318 Cartwright Street, Granville Island
Humanist Peace Arch Park Picnic
This is a joint get-together with the BC Humanists and the HNPS (Humanists of the North Puget Sound) who are based in the Bellingham, Washington area. Sunday, September 11 · 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Peace Arch Park 19 a St Blaine, WA The venue will be the pavilion on the American side of the park. For anyone who needs help getting to the picnic, rides will be leaving from the Oakridge Senior’s Centre in Vancouver at 10am.
BC Humanists Event Link