Robert “Bob” Blaskiewicz is our guest today!
Interview with Bob Blaskiewicz
Bob is the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry’s “Conspiracy Guy” web columnist, a JREF Swift Blog contributor, a blogger at skepticalhumanities.com, and a regular panelist on the live weekly web show The Virtual Skeptics (Wed 8PM Eastern) and contributes a monthly essay to the Skepticality podcast. He is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he specializes in and teaches about World War II veterans’ writings, extraordinary/paranormal claims and conspiracy theory.
Penn & Teller turned Bob onto skepticism…most likely it was this:
A discussion about Bob’s thesis – how thinking goes wrong in creating a memoir.
Memories are fallible and often more imagination than accurate memory.
Conspiracy theory discussion combined with memories.
Importance of the humanities and skepticism/critical thinking.
Paradigm symposium discussion – ancient aliens.
Longer discussion about the history and ongoing Burzynski Clinic issue.
And more about the patients:
Thanks again, Bob, we learned a lot and enjoyed talking to you!
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