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14167Skeptic Worship Service/DePauw U.

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  • SerenaBlaue@aol.com
    Apr 1 6:15 AM
      “The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share and
      Follow the Golden Rule”

      Skeptic Magazine Publisher Michael Shermer On Campus April 6

      April 1, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Michael Shermer, director of the Skeptics
      Society and publisher of Skeptic magazine, will come to the DePauw University
      campus on Wednesday, April 6 to deliver a public lecture. Shermer's talk, “The
      Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share and Follow
      the Golden Rule,” begins at 8:15 p.m. in the Walden Inn Social Center and will
      be followed by a reception. Free and open to the public, the talk is sponsored
      by the Rieth Lecture Fund and the Science Research Fellows Lecture Series.

      Dr. Shermer also writes a monthly column for Scientific American, hosts the
      Skeptics Distinguished Science Lecture Series at the California Institute of
      Technology (Caltech), and co-hosted and produced the 13-hour Family Channel
      television series, Exploring the Unknown. He's also the author of several books,
      including Science Friction: Where the Known Meets the Unknown and Why People
      Believe Weird Things. The late Stephen Jay Gould called Shermer "an important
      figure in American public life."

      Michael Shermer received his B.A. in psychology from Pepperdine University,
      M.A. in experimental psychology from California State University, Fullerton,
      and his Ph.D. in the history of science from Claremont Graduate University.
      While at DePauw, he will also visit several classes.

      http://www.depauw.edu/news/index.asp?id=15594