The Skeptic Zone #642 - 31.January.2021


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By Richard Saunders. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:04:24 The Great Australian Prediction Project A look at some of the 'psychic' predictions for HM Queen Elizabeth II over the past 20 years. What was foreseen or maybe not foreseen for the monarch? 0:16:45 Logical Fallacies with Michelle Bijkersma This week Michelle looks at "Fallacy of Composition". This fallacy is about transferring or projecting the properties shared by a set of individual components to the whole group or product as if they were the one and the same. A Logical Fallacy is an error we can make in reasoning, but it usually crops up when we are discussing or arguing our point of view. 0:27:55 Australian Skeptics Newsletter What skeptical news has caught the eye of Tim Mendham this week? 0:36:06 A Dive into a Trove A wander through the decades of digitised Australian newspapers. This week testing psychic claims from 1950 with an Australian subject. Into the Unknown - Part #5 Also Corona Conspiracy - Upload Images Logical Fallacies with Michelle Bijkersma, 1 - 20 on YouTube.

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