This Week on The Virtual Skeptics:
- Bob’s enthusiasm for transparency is contagious;
- Eve reveals a deep, dark secret about Christianity;
- And Tim has a new tool with a terrible name…
The panel this week was (left to right) Brian Gregory, Tim Farley, Robert Blaskiewicz and Eve Siebert.
Brian’s segment (at 4:37)
National Robotics Week (last week) http://www.nationalroboticsweek.org/
Bob’s segment (at 12:04)
WHO statement on trial result publication: http://www.who.int/ictrp/results/reporting/en/
All Trials Campaign’s response to the WHO announcement: http://www.alltrials.net/news/who-calls-for-all-clinical-trial-results-to-be-published/
Eve’s segment (at 26:30)
Ed Simon, Salon, “Jesus went to hell: The Christian history churches would rather not acknowledge http://www.salon.com/2015/04/09/jesus_went_to_hell_the_christian_history_churches_would_rather_not_acknowledge_partner/
Same article as it originally appeared in Religious Dispatches http://religiondispatches.org/jesus-went-to-hell-but-nobody-wants-to-talk-about-it/
Twitchy, “Salon story on Jesus inspires epic mockery. Behold, #SalonChristianitySecrets! http://twitchy.com/2015/04/09/salon-story-on-jesus-inspires-epic-mockery-behold-salonchristianitysecrets/
Twitter, #SalonChristianitySecrets https://twitter.com/search?f=realtime&q=%23SalonChristianitySecrets%21&src=typd
Tim’s segment (at 44:00)
The fisking tool is called FiskKit: http://fiskkit.com/
Here’s the Jenny McCarthy story I used as an example: http://fiskkit.com/articles/I4NUYpZAWA/fisk/921
It was funded via an IndieGoGo campaign and recently launched, they have a blog here: https://medium.com/@fiskkit
Announcements (at 57:50)
Bob will be speaking at RavenCon in just over one week in Richmond, Virginia.
Tim will be speaking at Orange County Freethought Alliance conference in just over two weeks in Fullerton, California.
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