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Skeptiko – Science at the Tipping Point

Alex Tsakiris

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About the Show Skeptiko.com is an interview-centered podcast covering the science of human consciousness. We cover six main categories: – Near-death experience science and the ever growing body of peer-reviewed research surrounding it. – Parapsych...Show More
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1:53:17 | Sep 10th

David Mathisen has compelling evidence of a worldwide system of ancient knowledge in the stars. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: [00:00:06] Welcome to Skeptiko where we explore controversial science with leading researchers, thinkers a...Show More

1:44:40 | Sep 3rd

Sean Webb believes he’s cracked the happiness code with neuroscience and consciousness research. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: [00:00:06] Welcome to Skeptiko where we explore controversial science and spirituality with leading resea...Show More

1:20:50 | Aug 28th

Debra Diamond was an elite Wall Street analyst before discovering her ability to talk with the dead and dying. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: [00:00:00] Welcome to Skeptiko where we explore controversial science and spirituality with...Show More

1:15:56 | Aug 13th

Mary Rodwell is a trained therapist who’s 3,000+ cases suggest an ongoing genetic manipulation experiment. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: [00:00:00] Welcome to Skeptiko where we explore controversial science and spirituality with lea...Show More

1:23:20 | Aug 6th

  Dr. Gregory Shushan’s research into near-death experience across cultures rankles skeptics and believers.   photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Welcome to Skeptiko where we explore controversial science and spirituality with leading r...Show More

1:38:32 | Jul 30th

  Courtney Brown talks about where remote viewing has been and where it’s headed.   photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: … we are in the middle of disclosure. I mean the New York Times is coming out and saying, “Oh, yeah, there really ar...Show More

53:37 | Jul 23rd

  Mark Gober went from investment banking to writing a book that dives deep into consciousness anomalies.   photo by: Skeptiko   Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Mark Gober to Skeptiko. Mark is a successful Silicon Valley venture capi...Show More

53:37 | Jul 16th

Dr. Robert Davis’ research into peak experiences reveals multiple paths to extended consciousness realms. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Dr Robert Davis to Skeptiko. Bob is an internationally recognized expert in the...Show More

44:41 | Jul 9th

Joshua Cutchin’s massive collection of Bigfoot cases points to an extended consciousness phenomenon. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome the fantastic Joshua Cutchin to Skeptiko. Josh is a really remarkable researcher and...Show More

1:04:47 | Jul 2nd

Dr. Diana Walsh Pasulka’s stellar academic background didn’t prepare her for Silicon Valley’s billionaires and their breakaway civilization. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome. Dr. Diana Walsh Pasulka to Skeptiko. In 201...Show More

1:15:24 | Jun 25th

Alexis Brooks interviews on extended consciousness and UFOs, and goes where mainstream media can’t. photo by: Skeptiko Click here for Forum Discussion   Click here to listen to Higher Journeys Radio Click here for Alexis’ Websi...Show More

1:24:47 | Jun 18th

Author, scholar and psychotherapist Mark Vernon traces the evolution of consciousness. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today, I’m delighted to welcome Mark Vernon back to Skeptiko. He’s got a new book coming out in a couple months, A Secr...Show More

20:28 | Jun 11th

Alex poses four questions about our relationship to extended consciousness realms and discusses the future of Skeptiko. photo by: Skeptiko What’s this war in the heart of nature? That’s the extraordinary Jim Caviezel. Why does nature vie ...Show More

1:32:58 | Jun 4th

David Sunfellow’s decades of study on near death experiences has led him to some clear-cut conclusions about the purpose of life. photo by: Skeptiko Satan: Fallen one, I am Satan, I am your god now. There is no escape. That of course...Show More

1:36:33 | May 28th

Rey Hernandez’s contact with non-human intelligence has led to the most comprehensive scientific study of extended consciousness experiences and the paranormal. photo by: Skeptiko [clip from Project Blue Book] Crazy about that saucer...Show More

1:01:16 | May 21st

Anthropologist Dr. Brian Hayden traces the long history of using supernatural claims to grab power. photo by: Skeptiko   Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, you have been witness to the unspeakable horrors of the defendant’s heinous cr...Show More

1:06:11 | May 14th

Investigative reporter Sarah Westall dives deep into the the insidious cycle of human trafficking, prostitution and human compromise. photo by: Skeptiko (clip from the Sopranos) Forget it, this game is not for you. No, it’s just, yo...Show More

1:00:03 | May 7th

Dr. Philip Goff is a philosophy professor who dares to challenge biological-robot-meaningless-universe party line. photo by: Skeptiko (clip from Dr. Strange) I spent my last dollar getting here you’re talking to me about healing thro...Show More

1:01:02 | Apr 23rd

Self-described materialist-atheist, Tom Jump debates near-death experience science. photo by: Skeptiko   stop humming that song that’s Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg from the movie, The Other Guys could you not smile like that… now...Show More

1:44:26 | Apr 9th

Robert Forte has lived at the center of the psychedelics/entheogens/mind control revolution. photo by: Skeptiko Do you know where you are, right now? I’m in a drug trial. What do you think is wrong with you? I’m sick. That I don’t ...Show More

1:55:28 | Mar 26th

Dr. Jeffery Martin thinks he has cracked the code to well-being — an impressive list of researchers agree. photo by: Skeptiko Intro Meow. What a bitch, am I right? That’s James Franco from the movie The Interview. No, you’re not ri...Show More

1:46:17 | Mar 12th

Gordon White of Rune Soup returns to talk Magic, ET and neo-liberal social engineering? photo by: Skeptiko I’m not much of a sci-fi fan. David (from the movie Prometheus): Am I interrupting, I thought you might be running low? But m...Show More

1:03:20 | Mar 5th

Bryan and Anthony from the Badventist podcast, can Christians access extended consciousness? photo by: Skeptiko Sometimes people say to me, “Pastor Jeff, how do you know there’s a God?” and I say, “It’s simple math. God either exists ...Show More

1:00:26 | Feb 19th

Kevin Day, was a TOPGUN Navy Air Controller when he was thrust into one of the biggest UFO events in history. photo by: Skeptiko Sunday, November 14th, 2004, morning. The Nimitz deck crews busy launching F/A-18F Super Hornets helicopt...Show More

1:00:06 | Feb 12th

Dr. Christopher White traces multidimensional science concepts through spiritual thinking. photo by: Skeptiko I keep having these vivid dreams like thinking weird things. What sorts of things? If you’re watching any popular TV show...Show More

1:42:37 | Feb 5th

Conner Habib is a sex workers’ rights advocate with a rigorously intellectual take on spirituality. photo by: Skeptiko Charlie Chaplin, The Great Emperor: “I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. I don’t want to rule or conquer ...Show More

59:12 | Jan 29th

Robert Schwartz is a hypnotherapist who believes patients can discover their pre-life plan. photo by: Skeptiko … scientists tell us that the giant tsunami wave that devastated Southeast Asia in 2004 wasn’t as big as we usually imagine...Show More

1:33:54 | Jan 22nd

Ed Opperman is a private investigator turned podcaster who changed my beliefs, but not his own. photo by: Skeptiko … today’s show is about changing your mind changing, your beliefs, but as often happens on these shows it turned into a...Show More

1:04:03 | Jan 8th

Marisa Ryan has undergone rigorous testing of her skills as a medium, so what does she know about the big stuff? photo by: Skeptiko …On this episode you’re going to hear from a medium who is really really good. I say that because she’...Show More

0:00 | Dec 21st, 2018

The post Steve Briggs, Meditation and Indian Yogis Lead to ET |397| appeared first on Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point.
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1:00:57 | Dec 11th, 2018

Mark Booth’s view of our secret history looks way beyond churchy Christianity. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Mark Booth to Skeptiko. Mark is probably best known as the author of The Secret History of the World, an international ...Show More

0:00 | Dec 11th, 2018

Mark Booth’s view of our secret history looks way beyond churchy Christianity. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Mark Booth to Skeptiko. Mark is probably best known as the author of The Secret History of the World, an international ...Show More

0:00 | Nov 27th, 2018

Jan Van Ysslestyne is the foremost expert on  classical shamanism of the Ulichi. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Jan van Ysslestyne to Skeptiko. Jan has written a very impressive new book titled Spirits from the Edge of the World ...Show More
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1:37:30 | Nov 27th, 2018

Jan Van Ysslestyne is the foremost expert on  classical shamanism of the Ulichi. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Jan van Ysslestyne to Skeptiko. Jan has written a very impressive new book titled Spirits from the Edge of the World ...Show More
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1:30:19 | Nov 13th, 2018

John Brisson on how to regain health by fixing your gut. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome John Brisson to Skeptiko. John is the author of Fix Your Gut: The Definitive Guide to Digestive Disorders and although that might not seem li...Show More

0:00 | Oct 26th, 2018

Evan Carmichael has channeled his success into a passion for helping entrepreneurs. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Evan Carmichael to Skeptiko. Evan is a successful entrepreneur who’s channeled his own success into a passion for ...Show More
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28:22 | Oct 26th, 2018

Evan Carmichael has channeled his success into a passion for helping entrepreneurs. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Evan Carmichael to Skeptiko. Evan is a successful entrepreneur who’s channeled his own success into a passion for ...Show More
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1:32:39 | Oct 16th, 2018

Jasun Horsley examines the intersection of social engineering and spirituality. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Jasun Horsley to Skeptiko. Jasun is the author of several books, including, Prisoner of Infinity (Prisoner of Infinity...Show More

0:00 | Oct 16th, 2018

Jasun Horsley examines the intersection of social engineering and spirituality. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Jasun Horsley to Skeptiko. Jasun is the author of several books, including, Prisoner of Infinity (Prisoner of Infinity...Show More

0:00 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Tim Freke and Richard Cox join me for a freewheeling talk about stuff they usually don’t discuss. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Tim Freke and Richard Cox back to Skeptiko for what I hope will be entertaining freewheeling dialogu...Show More
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2:17:06 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Tim Freke and Richard Cox join me for a freewheeling talk about stuff they usually don’t discuss. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Tim Freke and Richard Cox back to Skeptiko for what I hope will be entertaining freewheeling dialogu...Show More
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1:45:20 | Sep 25th, 2018

Al From Forum Borealis joins me for a  conversation about technology and consciousness. photo by: Skeptiko (machine generated transcript… very hit or miss :)) 0:00 – 0:07 on this episode of Skeptiko oh I think 0:03 – 0:10 the shaman thing may be wro...Show More

0:00 | Sep 25th, 2018

Al From Forum Borealis joins me for a  conversation about technology and consciousness. photo by: Skeptiko (machine generated transcript… very hit or miss :)) 0:00 – 0:07 on this episode of Skeptiko oh I think 0:03 – 0:10 the shaman thing may be wro...Show More

0:00 | Sep 18th, 2018

Forum Borealis is a podcast unafraid to tackle the big picture questions of life, consciousness and conspiracy. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Al Borealis to Skeptiko. Borealis isn’t his real name but that’s part of the stealthy ...Show More
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1:58:53 | Sep 18th, 2018

Forum Borealis is a podcast unafraid to tackle the big picture questions of life, consciousness and conspiracy. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Al Borealis to Skeptiko. Borealis isn’t his real name but that’s part of the stealthy ...Show More
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1:20:59 | Sep 4th, 2018

Dr. Donald DeGracia, breakthroughs in cell research and a deep understand of the yoga/consciousness link. photo by: Skeptiko I have an interview coming up in just a minute with Dr. Donald DeGracia from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Don ...Show More

0:00 | Sep 4th, 2018

Dr. Donald DeGracia, breakthroughs in cell research and a deep understand of the yoga/consciousness link. photo by: Skeptiko I have an interview coming up in just a minute with Dr. Donald DeGracia from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Don ...Show More
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1:02:56 | Aug 21st, 2018

Mike Clelland has forever changed how we think about owls, ET and extended consciousness. photo by: Skeptiko I have an interview coming up with Mike Clelland. If you don’t recognize the name, but you’ve heard about this thing with UFOs and owls – th...Show More

0:00 | Aug 21st, 2018

Mike Clelland has forever changed how we think about owls, ET and extended consciousness. photo by: Skeptiko I have an interview coming up with Mike Clelland. If you don’t recognize the name, but you’ve heard about this thing with UFOs and owls – th...Show More

0:00 | Aug 7th, 2018

YouTube’s Steven Crowder asked, Did Jesus Exist? Joseph Atwill answers. photo by: Skeptiko Today we welcome Joseph Atwill back to Skeptiko. Joe is the author of Caesar’s Messiah, he’s been on this show before, but I invited him back because I ran ac...Show More
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1:24:53 | Aug 7th, 2018

YouTube’s Steven Crowder asked, Did Jesus Exist? Joseph Atwill answers. photo by: Skeptiko Today we welcome Joseph Atwill back to Skeptiko. Joe is the author of Caesar’s Messiah, he’s been on this show before, but I invited him back because I ran ac...Show More

49:41 | Jul 24th, 2018

Jason Louv has a reputation as a chaos magician, but he’s down with materialistic science-as-we-know-it? photo by: Skeptiko I have an interview coming up in a minute with this guy, Jason Louv about his new book on John Dee and I wanted to give you h...Show More
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49:41 | Jul 24th, 2018

Jason Louv has a reputation as a chaos magician, but he’s down with materialistic science-as-we-know-it? photo by: Skeptiko I have an interview coming up in a minute with this guy, Jason Louv about his new book on John Dee and I wanted to give you h...Show More
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1:05:12 | Jul 10th, 2018

Jeff Riddle has created a new style of podcasting aimed at creating lasting change. photo by: Skeptiko We’re Always in the Middle. Jeff Riddle: I’ve talked about this before, that “we’re in the middle”…  in 400 years people in the future are going t...Show More

0:00 | Jul 10th, 2018

Jeff Riddle has created a new style of podcasting aimed at creating lasting change. photo by: Skeptiko We’re Always in the Middle. Jeff Riddle: I’ve talked about this before, that “we’re in the middle”…  in 400 years people in the future are going t...Show More

0:00 | Jun 26th, 2018

Dr. Jack Hunter has blazed a new trail called paranthropology, but that’s just the start of his paradigm busting. photo by: Skeptiko Jack Hunter: It’s kind of like murky territory. I know that Gordon [White of Rune Soup], for example doesn’t like th...Show More
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1:04:47 | Jun 26th, 2018

Dr. Jack Hunter has blazed a new trail called paranthropology, but that’s just the start of his paradigm busting. photo by: Skeptiko Jack Hunter: It’s kind of like murky territory. I know that Gordon [White of Rune Soup], for example doesn’t like th...Show More
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1:02:25 | Jun 12th, 2018

Dr. Mariana Caplan think yoga is just what psychology and psychotherapy needs. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Welcome to Skeptiko where we explore controversial science with leading researchers, thinkers and their critics. My guest today is Maria...Show More

0:00 | Jun 12th, 2018

Dr. Mariana Caplan think yoga is just what psychology and psychotherapy needs. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Welcome to Skeptiko where we explore controversial science with leading researchers, thinkers and their critics. My guest today is Maria...Show More

0:00 | May 29th, 2018

Chris Knowles spots pop culture deception in phony celebrities and the Catholic church. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome the very excellent host of The Secret Sun blog and the author of such books as, Our Gods Wear Spandex, The Sec...Show More
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59:55 | May 29th, 2018

Chris Knowles spots pop culture deception in phony celebrities and the Catholic church. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome the very excellent host of The Secret Sun blog and the author of such books as, Our Gods Wear Spandex, The Sec...Show More
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1:17:14 | May 15th, 2018

Phil Watt seeks a deeper spiritual truth that embraces life, but doesn’t ignore conspiracy culture. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Phillip J. Watt to Skeptiko. Phil is a fellow podcaster — which is always fun for me — he’s also q...Show More

0:00 | May 15th, 2018

Phil Watt seeks a deeper spiritual truth that embraces life, but doesn’t ignore conspiracy culture. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Phillip J. Watt to Skeptiko. Phil is a fellow podcaster — which is always fun for me — he’s also q...Show More

0:00 | May 1st, 2018

Dr. Michael Shermer isn’t swayed by near death experience science, but has he read the literature? photo by: Skeptiko Today we welcome Dr. Michael Shermer back to Skeptiko. Dr. Shermer is a bestselling author and creator of Skeptic Magazine. His lat...Show More
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49:55 | May 1st, 2018

Dr. Michael Shermer isn’t swayed by near death experience science, but has he read the literature? photo by: Skeptiko Today we welcome Dr. Michael Shermer back to Skeptiko. Dr. Shermer is a bestselling author and creator of Skeptic Magazine. His lat...Show More

0:00 | Apr 18th, 2018

Dr. Bernardo Kastrup on the growing acceptance of his controversial theories of consciousness. photo by: Skeptiko Today we welcome Dr. Bernardo Kastrup back to Skeptiko. Bernardo is the author of several books on consciousness and has created quite ...Show More
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1:19:10 | Apr 18th, 2018

Dr. Bernardo Kastrup on the growing acceptance of his controversial theories of consciousness. photo by: Skeptiko Today we welcome Dr. Bernardo Kastrup back to Skeptiko. Bernardo is the author of several books on consciousness and has created quite ...Show More

0:00 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Dr. Dean Radin’s interest in psi phenomena is leading him to scientifically investigate magical practices. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Dr. Dean Radin back to Skeptiko. Dean is, of course, Chief Scientist at the Institute of No...Show More
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56:52 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Dr. Dean Radin’s interest in psi phenomena is leading him to scientifically investigate magical practices. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Dr. Dean Radin back to Skeptiko. Dean is, of course, Chief Scientist at the Institute of No...Show More
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1:01:36 | Mar 20th, 2018

Dr. Rupert Sheldrake finds scientific support for benefits of spiritual practices. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today I’m so happy to welcome back Dr. Rupert Sheldrake to Skeptiko. Dr. Sheldrake who has, not only appeared on Skeptiko several ti...Show More

0:00 | Mar 20th, 2018

Dr. Rupert Sheldrake finds scientific support for benefits of spiritual practices. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today I’m so happy to welcome back Dr. Rupert Sheldrake to Skeptiko. Dr. Sheldrake who has, not only appeared on Skeptiko several ti...Show More
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1:05:36 | Mar 13th, 2018

Meryl Klemow and Beau Hufford  join me in studio to talk about their new podcast, Campfire Sht Show. photo by: Skeptiko (Meryl Klemow and Beau Hufford are heard cutting it up off-mic)… That’s Meryl and Beau from the Campfire Shit Show and you’ll hea...Show More

0:00 | Mar 13th, 2018

Meryl Klemow and Beau Hufford  join me in studio to talk about their new podcast, Campfire Sht Show. photo by: Skeptiko (Meryl Klemow and Beau Hufford are heard cutting it up off-mic)… That’s Meryl and Beau from the Campfire Shit Show and you’ll hea...Show More

0:00 | Mar 6th, 2018

Dr. Penny Sartori is a front line near-death experience researcher. Her conclusion — it’s about light and love… well mostly. photo by: Skeptiko I have an interview coming up in a minute with the very excellent Dr. Penny Sartori, about her new book, ...Show More
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51:09 | Mar 6th, 2018

Dr. Penny Sartori is a front line near-death experience researcher. Her conclusion — it’s about light and love… well mostly. photo by: Skeptiko I have an interview coming up in a minute with the very excellent Dr. Penny Sartori, about her new book, ...Show More

0:00 | Feb 20th, 2018

Dr./Colonel John Alexander has seen a lot that can’t be dismissed or explained… but is he willing to admit UFOs are real? photo by: Skeptiko Today we welcome Dr. John Alexander to Skeptiko to talk about his new book, Reality Denied: Firsthand Experi...Show More
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1:21:50 | Feb 20th, 2018

Dr./Colonel John Alexander has seen a lot that can’t be dismissed or explained… but is he willing to admit UFOs are real? photo by: Skeptiko Today we welcome Dr. John Alexander to Skeptiko to talk about his new book, Reality Denied: Firsthand Experi...Show More

0:00 | Feb 6th, 2018

Michael Tsarion’s books ask tough questions about our occulted history and its impact on modern culture. photo by: Skeptiko What do you think about race? And what does it have to do with the extended consciousness stuff I’m always talking about? (cl...Show More
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1:19:39 | Feb 6th, 2018

Michael Tsarion’s books ask tough questions about our occulted history and its impact on modern culture. photo by: Skeptiko What do you think about race? And what does it have to do with the extended consciousness stuff I’m always talking about? (cl...Show More
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53:52 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Dr. Dr. Julie Beischel has become the preeminent researcher of mediumship and after death communication. photo by: Skeptiko We’ve come along way toward gaining a scientific understanding of after death communication, mainly thanks to the work of one...Show More

0:00 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Dr. Dr. Julie Beischel has become the preeminent researcher of mediumship and after death communication. photo by: Skeptiko We’ve come along way toward gaining a scientific understanding of after death communication, mainly thanks to the work of one...Show More

0:00 | Jan 9th, 2018

Dr. Andrija Puharich researched ESP and psychedelics, brought Uri Geller to the USA, and held seances with aliens… all while working for the deep state. photo by: Skeptiko (clip from the movie Altered Minds…) MKUltra… (disturbing music)… No matter ho...Show More
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1:20:42 | Jan 9th, 2018

Dr. Andrija Puharich researched ESP and psychedelics, brought Uri Geller to the USA, and held seances with aliens… all while working for the deep state. photo by: Skeptiko (clip from the movie Altered Minds…) MKUltra… (disturbing music)… No matter ho...Show More

0:00 | Dec 27th, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Kripal’s new book connects his interests in the paranormal and erotic elements of mystical religion.   photo by: Skeptiko (Indian music plays on bus as tour operator speaks) Alright, so welcome to Tantra Tour: The Heart of India. That’s t...Show More
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59:14 | Dec 27th, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Kripal’s new book connects his interests in the paranormal and erotic elements of mystical religion.   photo by: Skeptiko (Indian music plays on bus as tour operator speaks) Alright, so welcome to Tantra Tour: The Heart of India. That’s t...Show More
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1:12:52 | Dec 12th, 2017

Dr. Antti Savinainen’s new book on the Finnish Mystic, Pekka Ervast adds to our understanding of the afterlife. photo by: Skeptiko (scary music and sounds from  Jacob’s Ladder) Where do you go when you die? Actor, Tim Robbins got a glimpse in this c...Show More

1:12:52 | Dec 12th, 2017

Dr. Antti Savinainen’s new book on the Finnish Mystic, Pekka Ervast adds to our understanding of the afterlife. photo by: Skeptiko (scary music and sounds from  Jacob’s Ladder) Where do you go when you die? Actor, Tim Robbins got a glimpse in this c...Show More

0:00 | Nov 28th, 2017

UFO Researcher Stanton Friedman on Jacques Vallee and alien consciousness technology. photo by: Skeptiko (Mark Zuckerberg, CEO Facebook) Now, when we talk about augmented reality, there are three important use cases that we think about… That’s Face...Show More
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1:08:14 | Nov 28th, 2017

UFO Researcher Stanton Friedman on Jacques Vallee and alien consciousness technology. photo by: Skeptiko (Mark Zuckerberg, CEO Facebook) Now, when we talk about augmented reality, there are three important use cases that we think about… That’s Face...Show More
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1:04:56 | Nov 14th, 2017

Chaos magician and author Gordon White on the blurring of parapsychology and magic. photo by: Skeptiko Nobody does magic quite like Disney. The sciency wizard, the wand, the spells, it’s all burned into our collective consciousness, along with the i...Show More

0:00 | Nov 14th, 2017

Chaos magician and author Gordon White on the blurring of parapsychology and magic. photo by: Skeptiko Nobody does magic quite like Disney. The sciency wizard, the wand, the spells, it’s all burned into our collective consciousness, along with the i...Show More

0:00 | Oct 31st, 2017

Christopher Knowles finds occult symbolism in pop culture and science impossible to ignore. photo by: Skeptiko (News announcer) When you celebrate science, perhaps it’s best to not get carried away. The inauguration ceremony included some, how shall...Show More
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1:30:38 | Oct 31st, 2017

Christopher Knowles finds occult symbolism in pop culture and science impossible to ignore. photo by: Skeptiko (News announcer) When you celebrate science, perhaps it’s best to not get carried away. The inauguration ceremony included some, how shall...Show More
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1:15:33 | Oct 17th, 2017

Joe Atwill cautions against the resurging interest in psychedelics and entheogens. photo by: Skeptiko (audio 1979 news report) In their never ending search for the miracle weapons, CIA operatives searched here, in the remote mountain areas of Southe...Show More

0:00 | Oct 17th, 2017

Joe Atwill cautions against the resurging interest in psychedelics and entheogens. photo by: Skeptiko (audio 1979 news report) In their never ending search for the miracle weapons, CIA operatives searched here, in the remote mountain areas of Southe...Show More

0:00 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Brian Dunning hosts a popular skeptical podcast, but is the “skeptical community” being pushed to the fringe. photo by: Skeptiko (audio from James Rani’s 2013 Amazing Meeting) Welcome back everybody. Moving right along, as they say, get your seats, g...Show More
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57:35 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Brian Dunning hosts a popular skeptical podcast, but is the “skeptical community” being pushed to the fringe. photo by: Skeptiko (audio from James Rani’s 2013 Amazing Meeting) Welcome back everybody. Moving right along, as they say, get your seats, g...Show More

0:00 | Sep 26th, 2017

Dr. Henry Bauer explains how market forces have led to the corruption of science.  photo by: Skeptiko Kyrie Irving, is an amazing basketball player, who made quite a stir earlier this year regarding the flat earth theory. Ben Nichols, this is a shout...Show More
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46:56 | Sep 26th, 2017

Dr. Henry Bauer explains how market forces have led to the corruption of science.  photo by: Skeptiko Kyrie Irving, is an amazing basketball player, who made quite a stir earlier this year regarding the flat earth theory. Ben Nichols, this is a shout...Show More

0:00 | Sep 19th, 2017

Johnny Verive reports on the 2017 IONS conference.  photo by: Skeptiko …And that is why the Institute of Noetic Sciences is so focused on bringing together science, observations, hypothesis, measurements… I have a lot of respect for the Institute of ...Show More
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36:31 | Sep 19th, 2017

Johnny Verive reports on the 2017 IONS conference.  photo by: Skeptiko …And that is why the Institute of Noetic Sciences is so focused on bringing together science, observations, hypothesis, measurements… I have a lot of respect for the Institute of ...Show More

0:00 | Sep 12th, 2017

Cody Noconi of the Psilly Rabbits Podcast on whether entheogens and psychedelics lead to deep spirituality.  photo by: Skeptiko [Joe Rogan] My first DMT experience changed everything I thought about the world. The Joe Rogan podcast you’re listening t...Show More
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58:44 | Sep 12th, 2017

Cody Noconi of the Psilly Rabbits Podcast on whether entheogens and psychedelics lead to deep spirituality.  photo by: Skeptiko [Joe Rogan] My first DMT experience changed everything I thought about the world. The Joe Rogan podcast you’re listening t...Show More

0:00 | Aug 29th, 2017

Dr. Jacques Vallée’s 40 years of diary entries disclose a large body of science that’s been intentionally hidden.  photo by: Skeptiko Dr. Jacques Vallée is an almost mythical figure among those interested in UFOs. (movie clip from Close Encounters of...Show More
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1:06:40 | Aug 29th, 2017

Dr. Jacques Vallée’s 40 years of diary entries disclose a large body of science that’s been intentionally hidden.  photo by: Skeptiko Dr. Jacques Vallée is an almost mythical figure among those interested in UFOs. (movie clip from Close Encounters of...Show More

0:00 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Robbie Graham and Robert Brandstetter challenge us to look beyond UFOs, extraterrestrials and disclosure.  photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Robbie Graham:  I would be surprised if there were not an extraterrestrial component to the UFO...Show More
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1:14:46 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Robbie Graham and Robert Brandstetter challenge us to look beyond UFOs, extraterrestrials and disclosure.  photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Robbie Graham:  I would be surprised if there were not an extraterrestrial component to the UFO...Show More
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1:09:27 | Aug 8th, 2017

What Pizzagate reveals about evil. Plus, an ex-FBI agent tells what he learned about sex crimes against children. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: One of the great things about Pizzagate is that it really cuts through a...Show More

0:00 | Aug 8th, 2017

What Pizzagate reveals about evil. Plus, an ex-FBI agent tells what he learned about sex crimes against children. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: One of the great things about Pizzagate is that it really cuts through a...Show More

0:00 | Jul 25th, 2017

Atheist David Fitzgerald seeks to dispel Christian myths. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… David Fitzgerald: Whether you’re talking about Islamic fundamentalists or Christian fundamentalists or Libertarian fundamentalists, they all h...Show More
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53:01 | Jul 25th, 2017

Atheist David Fitzgerald seeks to dispel Christian myths. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… David Fitzgerald: Whether you’re talking about Islamic fundamentalists or Christian fundamentalists or Libertarian fundamentalists, they all h...Show More

0:00 | Jul 11th, 2017

Philosopher Tim Freke’s, Soul Story offers a worldview beyond science and religion. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: …you’re talking about a deep evolution, a spiritual evolution, and I get that, I just don’t know...Show More
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56:47 | Jul 11th, 2017

Philosopher Tim Freke’s, Soul Story offers a worldview beyond science and religion. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: …you’re talking about a deep evolution, a spiritual evolution, and I get that, I just don’t know...Show More

0:00 | Jun 27th, 2017

Joe Atwill has a deep state, pro-Roman view of the Bible. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: There’s a famous quote about truth passing through three stages: first it’s ridiculed, second it’s violently opposed, and ...Show More
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1:17:47 | Jun 27th, 2017

Joe Atwill has a deep state, pro-Roman view of the Bible. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: There’s a famous quote about truth passing through three stages: first it’s ridiculed, second it’s violently opposed, and ...Show More
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50:58 | Jun 20th, 2017

Dr. Karen Jaenke discusses her approach to Consciousness Studies at JFK University. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: I want to read this next question, so folks don’t think I’m sandbagging you. The question I wrote: “A...Show More

0:00 | Jun 20th, 2017

Dr. Karen Jaenke discusses her approach to Consciousness Studies at JFK University. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: I want to read this next question, so folks don’t think I’m sandbagging you. The question I wrote: “A...Show More
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1:55:29 | Jun 6th, 2017

Jay Dyer looks at what lies behind scientism and atheism. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: If you go to the website [Edinburgh Secret Society] there’s this big picture, prominently displayed, of this guy completely out...Show More

0:00 | Jun 6th, 2017

Jay Dyer looks at what lies behind scientism and atheism. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: If you go to the website [Edinburgh Secret Society] there’s this big picture, prominently displayed, of this guy completely out...Show More
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59:19 | May 30th, 2017

Dr. Jerry Brown believes he’s found new evidence of psychedelics in early Christian art. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: Wait a minute, I’ve heard you say this before; do you think for a second that this idea of recas...Show More

0:00 | May 30th, 2017

Dr. Jerry Brown believes he’s found new evidence of psychedelics in early Christian art. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: Wait a minute, I’ve heard you say this before; do you think for a second that this idea of recas...Show More

0:00 | May 23rd, 2017

Beverly Gilmour has a rare medical condition that has caused her to experience 100s of NDEs. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: We’ve established [the medical part of your experience], tell us about the spiritual phenome...Show More
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1:20:08 | May 23rd, 2017

Beverly Gilmour has a rare medical condition that has caused her to experience 100s of NDEs. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: We’ve established [the medical part of your experience], tell us about the spiritual phenome...Show More

0:00 | May 16th, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove has a unique vantage point for evaluating the future of parapschology and psi research. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove: In many ways philosophers are pointing out that there’s a conceptiona...Show More
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1:05:49 | May 16th, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove has a unique vantage point for evaluating the future of parapschology and psi research. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove: In many ways philosophers are pointing out that there’s a conceptiona...Show More

0:00 | May 10th, 2017

Lisa Smartt examines what our final words tell us about consciousness and the afterlife. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: One of the things that surprised me is the playfulness of [these final words]…  “Hey, I’m going ...Show More
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52:29 | May 10th, 2017

Lisa Smartt examines what our final words tell us about consciousness and the afterlife. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: One of the things that surprised me is the playfulness of [these final words]…  “Hey, I’m going ...Show More
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1:03:35 | May 2nd, 2017

Joy Lin didn’t go looking for spirit communication, but when they came she answered. photo by: Skeptiko Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with leading researchers, thinkers and their critics. I’m your hos...Show More

0:00 | May 2nd, 2017

Joy Lin didn’t go looking for spirit communication, but when they came she answered. photo by: Skeptiko Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with leading researchers, thinkers and their critics. I’m your hos...Show More

0:00 | Apr 18th, 2017

Emma Restall Orr believes animism is more logical and coherent than scientific materialism — she may be right. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Emma Restall Orr: …that’s the sadness about so much of science, because it’s taken us fro...Show More
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1:39:25 | Apr 18th, 2017

Emma Restall Orr believes animism is more logical and coherent than scientific materialism — she may be right. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Emma Restall Orr: …that’s the sadness about so much of science, because it’s taken us fro...Show More

0:00 | Apr 4th, 2017

Renay Oshop, uses big data, AI and advanced statistics to challenge what science thinks it knows about astrology. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Renay Oshop: We decided to just grab a screenshot of the top 1000 people who have [the...Show More
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50:38 | Apr 4th, 2017

Renay Oshop, uses big data, AI and advanced statistics to challenge what science thinks it knows about astrology. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Renay Oshop: We decided to just grab a screenshot of the top 1000 people who have [the...Show More
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48:47 | Mar 28th, 2017

Michael Cocks, has been an Anglican Priest for 60 years, so what’s he doing talking to channeled spirits? photo by: Skeptiko Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with leading researchers, thinkers and their ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 28th, 2017

Michael Cocks, has been an Anglican Priest for 60 years, so what’s he doing talking to channeled spirits? photo by: Skeptiko Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with leading researchers, thinkers and their ...Show More

0:00 | Mar 21st, 2017

Daniel Pinchbeck, was a pioneer in exploring consciousness, but now he’s sure the world will end if we don’t trade carbon credits. photo by: Climate change collage Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with l...Show More
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1:01:59 | Mar 21st, 2017

Daniel Pinchbeck, was a pioneer in exploring consciousness, but now he’s sure the world will end if we don’t trade carbon credits. photo by: Climate change collage Welcome to Skeptiko, where we explore controversial science and spirituality, with l...Show More

0:00 | Mar 14th, 2017

Leslie Kean made headlines investigating UFOs, now she taking on NDEs, mediums, and after death communication. photo by: Tatiana Daubek Today we welcome Leslie Kean to Skeptiko. Leslie is an investigative journalist with a long long list of credits...Show More
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56:22 | Mar 14th, 2017

Leslie Kean made headlines investigating UFOs, now she taking on NDEs, mediums, and after death communication. photo by: Tatiana Daubek Today we welcome Leslie Kean to Skeptiko. Leslie is an investigative journalist with a long long list of credits...Show More

0:00 | Feb 28th, 2017

Dr. Ed May ran the U.S. Stargate psychic spying program for 10 years, but as a materialist, rejects psychic woo. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris:  [Dr. Dean Radin] was the first guy to say, “…let’s see if a meditator can...Show More
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1:16:30 | Feb 28th, 2017

Dr. Ed May ran the U.S. Stargate psychic spying program for 10 years, but as a materialist, rejects psychic woo. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris:  [Dr. Dean Radin] was the first guy to say, “…let’s see if a meditator can...Show More
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1:03:12 | Feb 14th, 2017

Jim Marrs is a top-notch investigative journalist, so what’s he doing promoting L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth? photo by: Galaxy Press On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: There are a lot of people scratching their heads saying, “What the...Show More

1:03:12 | Feb 14th, 2017

Jim Marrs is a top-notch investigative journalist, so what’s he doing promoting L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth? photo by: Galaxy Press On this episode of Skeptiko… Alex Tsakiris: There are a lot of people scratching their heads saying, “What the...Show More
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0:00 | Feb 7th, 2017

Seriah Azkath and  Joshua Cutchin explore all manner of paranormal phenomena in a very sharp, insightful way.  photo by: WhereDidTheRoadGo Alex Tsakiris: As those of you listening probably know by now, I am a fan of podcasting, as well as being a pod...Show More

0:00 | Feb 7th, 2017

Seriah Azkath and  Joshua Cutchin explore all manner of paranormal phenomena in a very sharp, insightful way.  photo by: WhereDidTheRoadGo Alex Tsakiris: As those of you listening probably know by now, I am a fan of podcasting, as well as being a pod...Show More
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58:36 | Jan 17th, 2017

For 10 years Miguel Conner has been a leading voice for Gnosticism, so why the sudden interest in his ideas? photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Miguel Conner to Skeptiko. Miguel is the creator of Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio, an entertaini...Show More

58:36 | Jan 17th, 2017

For 10 years Miguel Conner has been a leading voice for Gnosticism, so why the sudden interest in his ideas? photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Miguel Conner to Skeptiko. Miguel is the creator of Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio, an entertaini...Show More
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0:00 | Jan 3rd, 2017

David Mathisen has discovered an ancient, language told through the constellations of the night’s sky. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome David Mathisen to Skeptiko. David is the author of Star Myths of the World, Volume One, Two and ...Show More

0:00 | Jan 3rd, 2017

David Mathisen has discovered an ancient, language told through the constellations of the night’s sky. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome David Mathisen to Skeptiko. David is the author of Star Myths of the World, Volume One, Two and ...Show More

1:07:57 | Dec 21st, 2016

Robert Bonomo is a Gnostic 9-11 Truther who reads Tarot and writes for “deplorable” websites — my kind of alt-media journalist. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today’s guest is a blogger, novelist, a anarcho-capitalist—we’ll have to ask him about t...Show More
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1:07:57 | Dec 21st, 2016

Robert Bonomo is a Gnostic 9-11 Truther who reads Tarot and writes for “deplorable” websites — my kind of alt-media journalist. photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today’s guest is a blogger, novelist, a anarcho-capitalist—we’ll have to ask him about t...Show More
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1:04:24 | Dec 6th, 2016

Dr. Dana Sawyer’s career studying religion and transcendence made him the perfect biographer of Huston Smith.  photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Dr. Dana Sawyer to Skeptiko. Dana is a professor of religion and philosophy at the Maine...Show More

1:04:24 | Dec 6th, 2016

Dr. Dana Sawyer’s career studying religion and transcendence made him the perfect biographer of Huston Smith.  photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Dr. Dana Sawyer to Skeptiko. Dana is a professor of religion and philosophy at the Maine...Show More
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34:54 | Nov 22nd, 2016

Suzanne Giesemann traded a career in the Navy for a life as a psychic medium.  photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Suzanne Giesemann to Skeptiko. Suzanne is a retired U.S. Navy Commander turned — get ready for this — evidential me...Show More

34:54 | Nov 22nd, 2016

Suzanne Giesemann traded a career in the Navy for a life as a psychic medium.  photo by: Skeptiko Alex Tsakiris: Today we welcome Suzanne Giesemann to Skeptiko. Suzanne is a retired U.S. Navy Commander turned — get ready for this — evidential me...Show More

1:07:40 | Nov 9th, 2016

Gordon White wrestles looks at morality from a Magical perspective. photo by: Skeptiko Gordon White’s new book Pieces of Eight: Chaos Magic Essays and Enchantments stirred up a lot of questions that I posed in part 1; now here are the answers: Alex ...Show More
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1:07:40 | Nov 9th, 2016

Gordon White wrestles looks at morality from a Magical perspective. photo by: Skeptiko Gordon White’s new book Pieces of Eight: Chaos Magic Essays and Enchantments stirred up a lot of questions that I posed in part 1; now here are the answers: Alex ...Show More

30:35 | Nov 1st, 2016

Gordon White’s new book challenges our understanding of Chaos Magic and religion. photo by: Skeptiko Gordon White’s new book Pieces of Eight: Chaos Magic Essays and Enchantments stirred up a lot of questions for me. Gordon not only tackles materiali...Show More
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30:35 | Nov 1st, 2016

Gordon White’s new book challenges our understanding of Chaos Magic and religion. photo by: Skeptiko Gordon White’s new book Pieces of Eight: Chaos Magic Essays and Enchantments stirred up a lot of questions for me. Gordon not only tackles materiali...Show More
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51:35 | Oct 25th, 2016

Neuroscientist, Professor George Paxinos defends atheists who love life. photo by: Skeptiko George George Paxinos is a heavyweight. With over 45 books on the structure of the brain of humans and experimental animals his groundbreaking work has been ...Show More

51:35 | Oct 25th, 2016

Neuroscientist, Professor George Paxinos defends atheists who love life. photo by: Skeptiko George George Paxinos is a heavyweight. With over 45 books on the structure of the brain of humans and experimental animals his groundbreaking work has been ...Show More
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1:07:53 | Oct 18th, 2016

Greg Carlwood of The Higherside Chats on the difference between conspiracy data and interpretation. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko, I’m joined by Greg Carlwood to talk about his podcast,  The Higherside Chats: Greg Carlwood: …I consi...Show More

1:07:53 | Oct 18th, 2016

Greg Carlwood of The Higherside Chats on the difference between conspiracy data and interpretation. photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko, I’m joined by Greg Carlwood to talk about his podcast,  The Higherside Chats: Greg Carlwood: …I consi...Show More

1:07:36 | Oct 12th, 2016

Dr. Jane Kent practices Wicca and High Magic in concert with traditional Western psychotherapy. photo by: Kali Bardi On this episode of Skeptiko, I’m joined by Dr. Jane Kent to talk about her new book,  The Goddess and the Shaman: The Art & Science ...Show More
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1:07:36 | Oct 12th, 2016

Dr. Jane Kent practices Wicca and High Magic in concert with traditional Western psychotherapy. photo by: Kali Bardi On this episode of Skeptiko, I’m joined by Dr. Jane Kent to talk about her new book,  The Goddess and the Shaman: The Art & Science ...Show More

1:13:57 | Oct 5th, 2016

What do new replications of Dr. Daryl Bem’s parapsychology research tell us about the original phony replications? photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko, I’m joined by science/psychology podcaster and creator of ThePsychFiles.com, Dr. Micha...Show More
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1:13:57 | Oct 5th, 2016

What do new replications of Dr. Daryl Bem’s parapsychology research tell us about the original phony replications? photo by: Skeptiko On this episode of Skeptiko, I’m joined by science/psychology podcaster and creator of ThePsychFiles.com, Dr. Micha...Show More

1:07:39 | Sep 21st, 2016

New Near-Death Experience research from Dr. Jeffrey Long challenges science’s understanding of the afterlife. photo by: Skeptiko We’ve covered a lot of Near-Death experience science over the years, but I can’t think of a more important book than Dr....Show More
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1:07:39 | Sep 21st, 2016

New Near-Death Experience research from Dr. Jeffrey Long challenges science’s understanding of the afterlife. photo by: Skeptiko We’ve covered a lot of Near-Death experience science over the years, but I can’t think of a more important book than Dr....Show More
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1:12:46 | Sep 7th, 2016

A critical look at an academic near-death experience book by Dr. Ben Mitchell-Yellin and Dr. John Martin Fischer.  photo by: Iwan Gabovitch It’s hard to be surprised by the lengths some academics will go to trash near-death experience research, but ...Show More

1:12:46 | Sep 7th, 2016

A critical look at an academic near-death experience book by Dr. Ben Mitchell-Yellin and Dr. John Martin Fischer.  photo by: Iwan Gabovitch It’s hard to be surprised by the lengths some academics will go to trash near-death experience research, but ...Show More

1:38:39 | Aug 23rd, 2016

Dr. John Brandenburg’s interview with Gordon White reveals inner workings of government secret space program. photo by: Skeptiko Every since Gordon White appeared on Skeptiko to talk about his book Star.Ships, I’ve been itching to get him back on to...Show More
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1:38:39 | Aug 23rd, 2016

Dr. John Brandenburg’s interview with Gordon White reveals inner workings of government secret space program. photo by: Skeptiko Every since Gordon White appeared on Skeptiko to talk about his book Star.Ships, I’ve been itching to get him back on to...Show More
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0:00 | Aug 16th, 2016

Is it still relevant and useful? photo by: Dan Brikley When I was 15 I started reading a book called Hidden Teachings Beyond Yoga by Paul Brunton. I could scarcely get through a few paragraphs before falling asleep – not out of tedium, but because th...Show More
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0:00 | Aug 16th, 2016

Is it still relevant and useful? photo by: Dan Brikley When I was 15 I started reading a book called Hidden Teachings Beyond Yoga by Paul Brunton. I could scarcely get through a few paragraphs before falling asleep – not out of tedium, but because th...Show More
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0:00 | Aug 11th, 2016

UFO researcher Grant Cameron has uncovered 100s of previously classified UFO documents pointing toward a UFO/consciousness link. photo by: Skeptiko Researcher and author Grant Cameron encourages the UFO community to focus on consciousness science. H...Show More

0:00 | Aug 11th, 2016

UFO researcher Grant Cameron has uncovered 100s of previously classified UFO documents pointing toward a UFO/consciousness link. photo by: Skeptiko Researcher and author Grant Cameron encourages the UFO community to focus on consciousness science. H...Show More

50:39 | Jul 27th, 2016

This academic turned filmmaker believes science’s growing openness to the simulation hypothesis may overturn materialism. photo by: Kent Forbes Today on Skeptiko we’re joined by Kent Forbes, whose movie, The Simulation Hypothesis, explores the possi...Show More
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50:39 | Jul 27th, 2016

This academic turned filmmaker believes science’s growing openness to the simulation hypothesis may overturn materialism. photo by: Kent Forbes Today on Skeptiko we’re joined by Kent Forbes, whose movie, The Simulation Hypothesis, explores the possi...Show More
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55:59 | Jul 13th, 2016

This clinical psychologist, and researcher has used yoga to dramatically improve the lives of those suffering from PTSD. photo by: Spirit-Fire When I ran across the work of today’s guest, Dr. Richard Miller, much was familiar. I’ve practiced yoga fo...Show More

55:59 | Jul 13th, 2016

This clinical psychologist, and researcher has used yoga to dramatically improve the lives of those suffering from PTSD. photo by: Spirit-Fire When I ran across the work of today’s guest, Dr. Richard Miller, much was familiar. I’ve practiced yoga fo...Show More
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59:31 | Jul 5th, 2016

Writer and filmmaker Paul Davids has documented over 100 after death communications with Forrest Ackerman. photo by: Paul Davids To paraphrase an old saying, “some of us go seeking after-death communication, other have after-death communication thru...Show More

59:31 | Jul 5th, 2016

Writer and filmmaker Paul Davids has documented over 100 after death communications with Forrest Ackerman. photo by: Paul Davids To paraphrase an old saying, “some of us go seeking after-death communication, other have after-death communication thru...Show More

51:19 | Jun 28th, 2016

This psychologist believes technology can be used to assist spiritual seekers. photo by: Martin When Jonathan Robinson contacted me about doing an interview for his new book, The Technology of Joy, my first reaction was — where’s the consciousness s...Show More
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51:19 | Jun 28th, 2016

This psychologist believes technology can be used to assist spiritual seekers. photo by: Martin When Jonathan Robinson contacted me about doing an interview for his new book, The Technology of Joy, my first reaction was — where’s the consciousness s...Show More

39:02 | Jun 14th, 2016

This physician discovered near-death experience science can help those experiencing grief. photo by: Martin Today we welcome Dr. Piero Calvi-Parisetti, an Italian-born, Scottish-raised MD who since 2004 has developed an intense, scholarly interest i...Show More
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39:02 | Jun 14th, 2016

This physician discovered near-death experience science can help those experiencing grief. photo by: Martin Today we welcome Dr. Piero Calvi-Parisetti, an Italian-born, Scottish-raised MD who since 2004 has developed an intense, scholarly interest i...Show More
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57:38 | May 31st, 2016

Philosopher and parapsychology researcher Dr. Stephen Braude sees fatal flaws in the “memories stored in brain” model. photo by: Scott Huettel Today we welcome Dr. Stephen Braude to Skeptiko. Dr. Braude is the former chairman of the philosophy depar...Show More

57:38 | May 31st, 2016

Philosopher and parapsychology researcher Dr. Stephen Braude sees fatal flaws in the “memories stored in brain” model. photo by: Scott Huettel Today we welcome Dr. Stephen Braude to Skeptiko. Dr. Braude is the former chairman of the philosophy depar...Show More
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0:00 | May 27th, 2016

Science is notoriously bad at answering life’s big questions, but can the methods of science bring us closer to truth? photo by: Marcello Maria Perongini [NOTE: Laird Shaw has authored this terrific post synthesizing many contributions from Skeptiko-...Show More
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0:00 | May 27th, 2016

Science is notoriously bad at answering life’s big questions, but can the methods of science bring us closer to truth? photo by: Marcello Maria Perongini [NOTE: Laird Shaw has authored this terrific post synthesizing many contributions from Skeptiko-...Show More
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52:23 | May 24th, 2016

Joe Martino started Collective-Evolution to challenge the status quo, raise consciousness and make the world better. Easy, right? photo by: Collective-Evolution Are we experiencing a shift in consciousness, or just seeing what we want to see? Is the...Show More

52:23 | May 24th, 2016

Joe Martino started Collective-Evolution to challenge the status quo, raise consciousness and make the world better. Easy, right? photo by: Collective-Evolution Are we experiencing a shift in consciousness, or just seeing what we want to see? Is the...Show More
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1:07:48 | May 17th, 2016

Miguel Conner explains why movies like Snowpiercer and The Lego Movie rely on Gnostic themes.  photo by: Bong Joon Ho Today we welcome Miguel Conner to Skeptiko for another round of Skeptiko at the movies. Miguel is the host of one of my favorite m...Show More

1:07:48 | May 17th, 2016

Miguel Conner explains why movies like Snowpiercer and The Lego Movie rely on Gnostic themes.  photo by: Bong Joon Ho Today we welcome Miguel Conner to Skeptiko for another round of Skeptiko at the movies. Miguel is the host of one of my favorite m...Show More
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55:56 | May 10th, 2016

Dr. Sean Carroll makes science’s meaningless universe meme sound palatable in his new book, The Big Picture. photo by: Awesome Inc Dr. Sean Carroll is a Harvard trained, Cal Tech theoretical physicist with a long list of fellowships, awards and best...Show More

55:56 | May 10th, 2016

Dr. Sean Carroll makes science’s meaningless universe meme sound palatable in his new book, The Big Picture. photo by: Awesome Inc Dr. Sean Carroll is a Harvard trained, Cal Tech theoretical physicist with a long list of fellowships, awards and best...Show More

49:51 | May 3rd, 2016

Dr. Michael Grosso’s extensive research of historical records suggests St. Joseph’s levitation was real. photo by: UCAN Spirituality Today we welcome Dr. Michael Grosso to Skepiko, Dr. Grosso is an independent scholar with a longtime association wit...Show More
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49:51 | May 3rd, 2016

Dr. Michael Grosso’s extensive research of historical records suggests St. Joseph’s levitation was real. photo by: UCAN Spirituality Today we welcome Dr. Michael Grosso to Skepiko, Dr. Grosso is an independent scholar with a longtime association wit...Show More
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52:30 | Apr 26th, 2016

Dr. Bernardo Kastrup explores his new found respect for religious myths in, More Than Allegory. photo by: Bernardo Kastrup Today we welcome Dr. Bernard Kastrup back to skeptiko to talk about his new book, More Than Allegory. In the book, Kastrup exp...Show More

52:30 | Apr 26th, 2016

Dr. Bernardo Kastrup explores his new found respect for religious myths in, More Than Allegory. photo by: Bernardo Kastrup Today we welcome Dr. Bernard Kastrup back to skeptiko to talk about his new book, More Than Allegory. In the book, Kastrup exp...Show More

45:13 | Apr 12th, 2016

Zen teacher and author Brad Warner uses the ancient teachings of Dogen to reinforce a simple idea — don’t be a jerk. photo by: Michelle Grimord Eggers There is a Zen monastery not too far from where I live in San Diego. It was established by the wo...Show More
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45:13 | Apr 12th, 2016

Zen teacher and author Brad Warner uses the ancient teachings of Dogen to reinforce a simple idea — don’t be a jerk. photo by: Michelle Grimord Eggers There is a Zen monastery not too far from where I live in San Diego. It was established by the wo...Show More
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31:36 | Mar 29th, 2016

Rick Archer from Buddha at the Gas Pump provides a demonstration of challenging beliefs on global warming. photo by: Khuroshvili Ilya As I was putting the final touches on this show, I was reminded of a story I heard on the terrific podcast and NPR...Show More
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31:36 | Mar 29th, 2016

Rick Archer from Buddha at the Gas Pump provides a demonstration of challenging beliefs on global warming. photo by: Khuroshvili Ilya As I was putting the final touches on this show, I was reminded of a story I heard on the terrific podcast and NPR...Show More
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57:52 | Mar 22nd, 2016

Gordon White’s new book Star.Ships seeks to recalibrate our history in light of the falsification of scientific materialism. photo by: Chris Radcliff While putting together this episode of Skeptiko I kept thinking of this terrific new movie I saw r...Show More
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57:52 | Mar 22nd, 2016

Gordon White’s new book Star.Ships seeks to recalibrate our history in light of the falsification of scientific materialism. photo by: Chris Radcliff While putting together this episode of Skeptiko I kept thinking of this terrific new movie I saw r...Show More
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1:12:41 | Mar 15th, 2016

Researcher Mary Rodwell discusses FREE’s first comprehensive survey of alien contact experience. photo by: Chris Radcliff When I was a kid I was a terrible reader. Maybe I had a little dyslexia, I don’t know, but I sure hated reading. Nonetheless,...Show More
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1:12:41 | Mar 15th, 2016

Researcher Mary Rodwell discusses FREE’s first comprehensive survey of alien contact experience. photo by: Chris Radcliff When I was a kid I was a terrible reader. Maybe I had a little dyslexia, I don’t know, but I sure hated reading. Nonetheless,...Show More
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35:56 | Mar 4th, 2016

The International Association for Near Death Studies (IANDS) claims their association with Eckankar is not different from other religious groups. photo by: Michael Swan I live in San Diego, California. As much as I love it here, the move to Southe...Show More
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35:56 | Mar 4th, 2016

The International Association for Near Death Studies (IANDS) claims their association with Eckankar is not different from other religious groups. photo by: Michael Swan I live in San Diego, California. As much as I love it here, the move to Southe...Show More
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45:25 | Feb 24th, 2016

Dr. Eric Wargo has turned Carl Jung’s synchronicity idea upside down by suggesting a link to successfully replicated precognition experiments. photo by: Robbert van der Steeg One of the mantras I’ve learned on Skeptiko is, “follow the data whereve...Show More
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45:25 | Feb 24th, 2016

Dr. Eric Wargo has turned Carl Jung’s synchronicity idea upside down by suggesting a link to successfully replicated precognition experiments. photo by: Robbert van der Steeg One of the mantras I’ve learned on Skeptiko is, “follow the data whereve...Show More
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18:18 | Feb 16th, 2016

The Deeper You Go documentary looks beyond traditional neuroscience-based models of consciousness. photo by: 11thStory My first impression of The Deeper You Go, a new documentary about consciousness, was — I can’t believe flat-earth-society-consci...Show More
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18:18 | Feb 16th, 2016

The Deeper You Go documentary looks beyond traditional neuroscience-based models of consciousness. photo by: 11thStory My first impression of The Deeper You Go, a new documentary about consciousness, was — I can’t believe flat-earth-society-consci...Show More