Michael Shermer is the publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. He is the best-selling author of several books, including “The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom.” As a public intellectual, he regularly contributes op-eds, book reviews, and essays to the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Science, Nature, and other publications. His two TED talks, viewed nearly 8 million times, were voted in the top 100 of the more than 2,000 TED talks.
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Shermer explores what created the universe and explains multiple universes, M-theory, quantum foam creation, and other hypotheses still in their formative stage.
Shermer discusses 12 possible answers to the question of why there is something rather than nothing.
Forget about resurrection - the only way to reach immortality is by creating a legacy.
Shermer examines the difference between supernatural design (creationism) and natural design (evolution).
Scientologys origins were based in a science fictions writers desire to earn money and have no actual basis in science.