Tag Archives: skepticism

[VIDEO] #414: The Principles of Learning Anything – Part 4 – Doubt Everybody

Part 1 Part 2 February's Theme: A New Perspective On Self-Education For this entire month I will be joined by Steve Patterson, a home-educated and self-taught Rationalist philosopher, to explore five key principles of learning that are translatable to just about any pursuit. Principle #4: Doubt Everybody (Skepticism) Though it sounds rude, I suggest assuming that most people don’t know what they are talking about and do not understand the correct basics. That includes most “experts”, or instructors, in everything from the world of ideas, back to the martial arts, or even basic practical skills. See More Show Notes Here Check out more at: steve-patterson.com or on Steve's YouTube channel. Support Steve through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/stevepatterson Support Steve with Bitcoin: 1A3oPBkXU156c3NKqWpNdGfTizc8JAgwKZ ...

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[PODCAST] #414: The Principles of Learning Anything – Part 4 – Doubt Everybody

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadFebruary's Theme: A New Perspective On Self-Education For this entire month I will be joined by Steve Patterson, a home-educated and self-taught Rationalist philosopher, to explore five key principles of learning that are translatable to just about any pursuit. Principle #4: Doubt Everybody (Skepticism) Though it sounds rude, I suggest assuming that most people don’t know what they are talking about and do not understand the correct basics. That includes most “experts”, or instructors, in everything from the world of ideas, back to the martial arts, or even basic practical skills. See More Show Notes Here Full Video: Check out more at: steve-patterson.com or on Steve's YouTube channel. Support Steve through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/stevepatterson Support ...

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[PODCAST] #334: Scientific Consensus vs. Dissent (Part 1) – Introduction and Definitions

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis show begins a series that will examine the concept of scientific consensus and contrast it with voices of the dissenters who find value in minority scientific opinions, theories and conclusions. It will also ask the question: is there any way to bridge the gap? Darrell Becker will be co-hosting all episodes in this series. Introduction: -Clarification of goals and definitions -A healthy distrust of Academia -Understand how science can be politicized, both ways -Frustration with skeptics Discussion: -People are all coming to eventually form various conclusions based on personal and secondary/tertiary supportive evidence (including appeals to various authorities). Some folks seem to consider that there are verified opinions formed amongst a scientific majority ...

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Brett On Free Talk Live 2-12-14

Blue Ridge Liberty Project vs Free State Project? :: Shutting Out Libertarians :: Free State Project Welcomes Libertarians, Voluntarists, Minarchists :: Liberty Activists in NH Defeat Gun Control Bill in NH :: Athiests and Faith :: Negativity vs Positivity :: Skeptics :: The Big Bang and God :: Trooper Arrests Cop, Is Targeted by Cops :: Sending Pizzas to People Who Didn't Order Them :: Bitcoin Paychecks? :: Satellite TV Wild Feeds :: Free Will

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228: Porcfest Interview – Conspiracy Theorists vs. Skeptics (and more)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWARNING: Strong Language My third appearance on The Renegade Variety Hour. Here's our prior conversations: 1. 222 (Supplemental): Brett On The Renegade Variety Hour 2. Empathizing with “The Enemy” (Brett On The Renegade Variety Hour, Part 2) At Porcfest, I sat down with Carlos and Taryn to discuss the topics listed below. Geoff, from Skeptical Youth also joined us. Discussed: -Is liberty a movement? -Conspiracy theorist vs Skeptic debate -History is filled with conspiracies -Conspiracy research as learning motivator -Open carrying -Porcfest vs Woodstock '99 and Jugalo gatherings? -If government disappears tomorrow -Robert Higgs on how the state came to be -Man Makes Himself -A very brief history of slavery Bumper Music: "Bus Rider" ...

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