Skeptical Thoughts

12th May 2021

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.


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  • Evorich - where con, cult and crypto collide

    Earlier this week I opened the LinkedIn app on my phone, and noticed a comment on a post that was made by someone who was an EvoRich consultant. His profile didn’t seem to match what I’d expect from a consultant, so I had a quick search for EvoRich to see what it was - with the suspicion that it might be a Multi Level Marketing scheme.

    5 min read, 830 words. Continue Reading...

    Categories: Skepticism , Tags: Scam, Cryptocurrency

  • The fastest hands in Russia?

    A video from “LADbible” has been doing the rounds recently, showing members of a Russian fitness group performing feats of amazing speed. The video shows several clips of them punching something or someone so quickly that you barely see any movement, punching in circles in front of their body with a speed that makes their arms blur, and repeatedly punching something in front of them at an unbelievable rate.

    3 min read, 588 words. Continue Reading...

    Categories: Skepticism , Tags: Trickery

  • Simon Bridges for Jesus for NZ

    On Monday night I visited parliament, where a group called Jesus for NZ had been invited by National MP Simon Bridges to hold a church service called the Power of One.

    3 min read, 576 words. Continue Reading...

    Categories: Skepticism , Tags: Religion