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Skeptoid

Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Science & Medicine 63
Social Sciences 12

Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive.

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Skeptoid #167: Should Science Debate Pseudoscience?

August 18th, 2009

Episode 180 of 579 episodes

When a scientist debates a pseudoscientist, he is presenting science as if it is an equally valid alternative opinion. Rather than educating about science, this spreads a harmful message that science is merely a competing viewpoint.

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