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Why People Believe Weird Things (ELON U)

broadcast October 2013 | Comments Off on Why People Believe Weird Things (ELON U)

Michael Shermer delivers a 1.5-hour lecture on why people believe weird things at Elon University, October 22, 2013.

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What happens after we die?

broadcast May 2013 | comments (4)

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Shermer on God’s Existence

broadcast December 2012 | Comments Off on Shermer on God’s Existence

Dr. Michael Shermer gives his argument against the existence of God at the Oxford Union. Watch more at

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Chopra asks Shermer: Who Are You?

broadcast October 2012 | comments (1)

Deepak Chopra interviews Michael Shermer as part of his “soul profiles” series. Some of the questions include:

  • Who are you?
  • Do you have a life purpose?
  • Can you identify any peak experiences in your life?
  • Who are your heroes?
  • Do you believe in God?
  • Do you have a soul?
  • What does death mean to you?
  • Are you a noun or a verb?

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Are Religious People Healthier?

broadcast May 2012 | Comments Off on Are Religious People Healthier?

Michael Shermer on MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan Show on religion, health, happiness, longevity, & self control…

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