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Eschaton 2012

Coming up this fall: Eschaton 2012, the conference that celebrates reason at the end of the world.  One popular reading of the Mayan calendar promises that the world will be ending this year, around about December 21st. To mark the … Continue reading

31. August 2012 by Chris
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The Evolution of Empathy

On Sunday July 3, I gave the following presentation entitled “The Evolution of Empathy” at the monthly Ottawa Skeptics meeting in a local pub. Here’s a brief summary: Evolution can be viewed as a competition between individuals for survival, which … Continue reading

05. July 2011 by dana
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SkeptiCamp Ottawa 2010 follow-up

SkeptiCamp Ottawa 2010 was a huge success with a lucky 13 presentations! My topic was “The Fine-Tuned Universe”. An interesting topic because the seeming fine-tuning of the fundamental physical constants are often claimed as evidence for intelligent design. But there a … Continue reading

27. October 2010 by dana
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SkeptiCamp Ottawa 2010

On October 23rd the Ottawa Skeptics will be taking part in the first ever Ottawa SkeptiCamp. What is a SkeptiCamp? According to skepticamp.org: SkeptiCamps are informal, community-organized conferences borne from the desire for people to share and learn in an open … Continue reading

20. September 2010 by Jon
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