Science and Pseudoscience on the InternetwithCraig Weiler

Books Mentioned In This Interview

rupert sheldrake the science delusion myers the happy atheist charles eisenstein the ascent of humanity graham hancock supernatural russell targ the reality of esp richard dawkins the god delusion

Craig Weiler is a parapsychology journalist and the author of Psi Wars: TED, Wikipedia and the Battle for the Internet. He also hosts the Weiler Psi blog. His website is

Here he discusses the controversies that occurred when TED talks by biologist Rupert Sheldrake and writer Graham Hancock were removed due to pressure from individuals proclaiming themselves as scientific skeptics. He also explains the process by which similar zealots have come to dominate Wikipedia. He argues that open discussion of new or unpopular ideas is more effective than censorship.

(Recorded on August 8, 2020)

Brian Josephson (Ed.), Consciousness and the Physical World –

Published on September 7, 2020


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