Podcasts

A Podcaster’s Dozen: Old Favorites and New Finds

I’ve listened to podcasts for several years now. On my way to work or while running, I find them to be a valuable way to learn about new topics and events from around the world. Below are some of my favorites – ones I’ve followed for a long time – and some new ones I’ve only recently found but highly recommend.

Old Favorites

These six podcasts have several years of episodes, so you’ll have plenty to sift through and learn. Continue reading

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Society

A Theory on the Conspiracy Theory

In my early years of undergraduate, conspiracy_theory_1672775I got swept up (like many impressionable youths at that age) into the subject of conspiracy theories! It’s a somewhat embarrassing admission, but I have learned a lot, looking back now. So, I’d like to take a moment and share some reflections.

First off, a bit of hard science.

Within the Scientific Method, a theory is the end point following observation, questioning and testing hypotheses. A theory is the hallmark of scientific inquiry and defined as:

A supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principle independent of the thing to be explained.

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