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March 17th, 2009
Episode 115 of 303 episodes
This week's Skepticalityhits the highlights and plays excerptsfrom Atlanta Skepticamp. Topics from the two day "un-conference" included:raising children to be critical thinkers; homeopathy; the question of whatorganic food labels really mean; and (in discussion with thehosts of the American Freethought podcast) the role of new media in promoting the growth of the skeptical community. Also, Derek & Swoopy check the Skeptic events calendar to keep listeners updated on upcoming Skepticamps and other events for skeptics around the world.