In this week’s eSkeptic:
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Watch three recordings from the event
For those of you who missed the Skeptics Society Conference at Caltech this past weekend, we recorded the morning and afternoon speaker panel discussions and audience Q&A, as well as Michael Shermer’s conversation with Richard Dawkins on the future of religion and morality. Watch these events free, right here. Keep an eye on eSkeptic for an announcement about a conference DVD containing all the stellar lectures you missed.
Morning Panel Discussion
Richard Dawkins and Michael Shermer in conversation
Afternoon Panel Discussion
Let’s Get This Off Our Chest
MonsterTalk # 99
There are legends from around the world of a creature that comes to you at night and sits on your chest, sucking away your life force. The incubus, the succubus, the old hag — people really report these experiences, but how does science explain it? Dr. Brian Sharpless, co-author of the new book Sleep Paralysis: Historical, Psychological and Medical Perspectives, joins us to discuss the terrifying phenomenon.