2014 Press Archive

Preposterous Universe

Afterlife Aftermath

May 09, 2014

You’ll be happy to hear that the good guys “won.” In scare quotes because helping the world’s population understand that naturalism is the right way… more

Eben Alexander

Post Debate Reflections: The Sound of One Hand Clapping

May 09, 2014

The current online voting for Wednesday (May 7, 2014) night’s debate shows Dr Moody and myself (Dr Eben Alexander) victorious (currently 68:32, from 50:50 before… more

Science World Report

Near Death Experiences: Does the Brain Create Consciousness?

May 08, 2014

Does consciousness exist outside the brain, pointing to a less observable world than meets the eye? Or are near death and out-of-body experiences simply signs… more

Neurologica Blog

After the Afterlife Debate

May 08, 2014

The debate hosted by Intelligence Squared on the proposition – Death is not Final, was a lot of fun. Of course, I am pleased with… more

Skeptical Science

Debate: Death is not Final – #AfterDeath

May 08, 2014

Now here is a really interesting (for me) debate from Intelligence squared. more


This week on MOOCs, ep. 6

May 07, 2014

Is it really a question of bricks vs clicks? In a debate at Columbia University, the question whether it would be bricks or clicks — … more

Live Science

Is There Life After Death? Watch Scientists Debate Tonight Online

May 07, 2014

Is there life after death? This age-old question will be debated again tonight by a group of doctors and scientists, who will offer their take… more


Professor Makes Sure There’s No Disconnect in Her Online Program

May 05, 2014

Beyond issues of retaining students, critics also raise concerns about whether online education provides effective ways to learn and whether it affords students the personalized… more

Chicago Tribune

CNN's flagship debate program is back ... again

May 04, 2014

Those with an interest in invective-free debates among experts should check out the "Intelligence Squared" series at intelligencesquaredus.org. more

Above the Law

Smoke Signals: The Misinformation Behind FDA’s Proposed Regulation Of E-Cigarettes

May 01, 2014

For an entertaining and informative refresher on why that process sucks, watch this recent Intelligence Squared debate, “The FDA’s Caution is Hazardous to Our Health.”… more