I confess I'm a bit of a fan of Rupert Sheldrake, and I recently came across the Google lecture I'm linking below.
It's quite long, but it is consistently entertaining, and in it he makes some very trenchant remarks about two well-known "skeptics" (I would call
them both psedoskeptics), James Randi and Richard Dawkins.
Sheldrake describes how he was asked to take part in a TV discussion with Dawkins. Wary of a simple debunking exercise, he set some simple ground
rules, the main one of which is that Dawkins should review his empirical evidence for his claims.
When the day came, it began to look like a low-grade debunking exercise. When he said as much to Dawkins, he replied, "It's a high grade
The full anecdote is very entertaining.
In the Q&A session after the lecture (it's about half way through the video) he is asked why he doesn't apply for Randi's million-dollar prize.
His answer is fascinating and reveals things about Randi that brand him as the charlatan and fraud he undoubtedly is.
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