We're tired of pertinent social and science news being buried by clap trap. Our podcast is here to bring you relevant, under reported current events, as well as in-depth discussions from a scientific, critical, skeptical, and humorous point of view. Derek and Swoopy are your hosts, filling your pod and your brain with skeptical insight and conversation, sometimes heated, on a plethora of topics that are ripe for critical examination. Bringing truth to podcasting, and all who choose to listen. In our travels we will tackle the beasts of pseudoscience; the paranormal, supernatural, ufo / alien encounters, mis-understood history, and overwrought legends - urban or otherwise. Our interview shows feature notable skeptics including; leading astronomy speakers, scientists, philosophy experts, and other scientific, secular, humanist, and skeptical book authors, and critical thinkers.
January 8th, 2008
Episode 86 of 305 episodes
Skepticality welcomes 2008 with an update from theSecular Coalition for America'sLori Lipman Brown —the only lobbyistdedicated solely to the concerns of secular humanists and non-theists and to thepreservation of the separation of church and state. Lori talks with Derek and Swoopy about why 2007 was the best year yet forthe SCA, the top issues on the agenda for 2008, and how the currentpresidential candidates stack up on the issues important to skeptics.