Category Archives: Skeptic

Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Anthony Kronman: ‘The Assault on American Excellence’

Source:The New Democrat  “The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is out of place at institutions whose job is to prepare citizens to live in a vibrant democracy. In his tenure … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Dr. Donald Hoffman: ‘The Case Against Reality’

Source:The New Democrat  “In his new book, The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth From Our Eyes, the U.C. Irvine cognitive scientist Dr. Donald Hoffman challenges the leading scientific theories that claim that our senses report back objective … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Andrew Seidel: ‘Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American’

Source:The New Democrat  “In this important new book, The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American, constitutional attorney and scholar at the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF), Andrew L. Seidel, begins by explaining what apparently religious language is doing in … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Cass R. Sunstein: On Freedom

Source:The New Democrat “In addition to discussing his book Sunstein and Shermer talk about what it was like to work in the Obama administration, the issue of free will and determinism in the context of his theory of libertarian paternalism … Continue reading

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