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Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Mental Math Tricks -- Michael Shermer, Arthur Benjamin

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Michael Shermer Explains Evolution to Kent Hovind and a Bunch of Creationists - VIDEO - http://holesinthefoam.us/micheal-shermer-explains-evolution-to-kent-hovind-and-a-bunch-of-creationists/

The pattern behind self-deception - Michael Shermer - I like this TED Talk, but what I don't like is how often he is vulnerable to type 2 errors in debates or articles he has featured in. 9:35 is a good spot. "If you make too many type 2 errors, you miss the real connections."

Michael Shermer is a self-proclaimed sceptic and an Adjunct Professor of Economics. His scepticism is however somewhat selective since he is evidently sceptical only of those who are sceptical of the Authorities of whom he is not himself sceptical.

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▶ Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception. A questioning approach to a range of strange beliefs that get into our heads. Shermer's explanation of these is that we are pattern seeking creatures who tend to invest our patterns with supernatural agency...

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