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Why people believe weird things | Michael Shermer

Why people believe weird things | Michael Shermer

I’m Michael Shermer, director of the Skeptics Society, publisher of “Skeptic” magazine. We investigate claims of the paranormal, pseudo-science, fringe groups and cults, and claims of all kinds between, science and pseudo-science and non-science and junk science, voodoo science, pathological science, bad science, non-science, and plain old non-sense. And unless you’ve been on Mars recently, …

Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and Society

Centrality of Compassion in Human Life and Society

[ Background Music ]>>Stanford University. [ Applause ]>>Ladies and gentleman, please welcome, Stanford University President John Hennessy.>>Thank you. [ Applause ]>>Thank you. It’s my great honor to welcome His High Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama back to Stanford. We’re delighted that the Office of Religious Life and our School of Medicine, and the Center for …