Skeptical Thoughts

01st October 2017

Here are the topics I chose to talk about on RadioLive for the week. Some of them may not have been mentioned on the radio due to a lack of time.

  • The Apocalypse has been moved

    David Meade, who I spoke about last month as predicting the end of the world around the 20th of September, has given us all a reprieve. Obviously the world didn't end, but he now says that October the 21st is the real end of the world.

    1 min read, 107 words. Continue Reading...

    Categories: Religion , Tags: Apocalypse

  • The FreeMan movement/Sovereign Citizens

    I recently found out that a movement which is popular in America has reached our shores. The Freeman movement, otherwise known as Sovereign Citizens, consists of people who believe that it is possible to declare yourself no longer beholden to the laws of your country, and not liable to pay taxes. Normally the process involves filling in obscure government forms, opting out of government forms of ID such as driving licenses and passports and writing signed declarations using lots of very big legal sounding words.

    3 min read, 444 words. Continue Reading...

    Categories: Conspiracy , Tags: Freeman

  • Some great common sense advice from Rob Stock at Stuff

    The Pharmacy Council recently ran a consultation about a new proposed Code of Ethics, after they tried to weaken their code a couple of years ago to remove the requirement that pharmacists could only sell alternative medicines where there was evidence that they work.

    2 min read, 387 words. Continue Reading...

    Categories: Pseudoscience , Tags: Pharmacy