Michael Shermer’s baloney detection kit

Hmmmm.  May have to use this to start out the history classes next year, on the topic of “How do we know what we know?”

Michael Shermer explains the tools we use to detect baloney.  Shermer is the editor of Skeptic magazine; here he speaks in a video produced by the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, via Boing! Boing!:

One Response to Michael Shermer’s baloney detection kit

  1. george.w says:

    Great video, will keep it handy. But he forgot to tag proponents who TYPE IN ALL CAPS!!!


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