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Truth, Lies, and Science in Everyday Life

The Saint Katherine College Forum

St. Katherine College, the first ever Orthodox college of the liberal arts and sciences, is pleased to present the following speeches from its lecture series titled “The St. Katherine College Forum.” Recorded on the campus of St. Katherine’s in San Diego, California, the series is open to the public and features a wide array of speakers from the college and elsewhere.

February 2012

Truth, Lies, and Science in Everyday Life

Dr. John Coroneus, professor of science at Saint Katherine College, explains three basic ways in which people attempt to deceive us by misusing science: by telling the truth out of context, by pairing pictures with words, and by asking leading questions. In illustrating these three methods of deception, Dr. Coroneus shows how even a little scientific knowledge can protect us from deception, though he also cautions us against simply adopting a skeptical way of life.

February 20, 2012 Length: 56:10

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