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Speaker: Larry Brach

For September, one of our members, Larry Brach, will present a review of the Meta-Analysis of the Medical literature concerning the effectiveness intercessory prayer. Larry is a recently retired Hospital Pharmacist who has been an atheist for over 20 years.

Podcast of the Month: Monster Talk

A science show about monsters that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) creatures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, or werewolves. Hosted by Blake Smith and Dr. Karen Stollznow, MonsterTalk interviews the scientists and investigators who shine a spotlight on the things that go bump in the night.

Skeptic of the Month: Isaac Asimov                                    

An American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science. Asimov was a prolific writer, and wrote or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. Founding member of CSICOP (now CSI)

The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry

The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry promotes science and scientific inquiry, critical thinking, science education, and the use of reason in examining important issues. It encourages the critical investigation of controversial or extraordinary claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to the scientific community, the media, and the public.

“No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.”

Albert Einstein