Skeptical Thoughts

02nd June 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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  • The Theosophical Society

    Last night I visited the Theosophical Society’s building in Wellington to hear their National President, John Vorstermans, give a talk titled “The Ageless Wisdom”. The Society has a great little building on Marion Street, with a comfortable library of esoteric mystical books at the front, and a large main room with lots of wood and painted mystical symbols, and a particularly Masonic feel to it.

    3 min read, 466 words. Continue Reading...

    Categories: Skepticism , Tags: Religion

  • Voltex can save 90% on your power bill

    I’ve seen adverts pop up recently on news sites, such as NewsHub and YouTube, that are selling a device which claims to be able to cut your power bill by 90%. Now, wouldn’t that be nice - if it were true!

    4 min read, 800 words. Continue Reading...

    Categories: Skepticism , Tags: Scam, Pseudoscience