Skeptical Sunday: Que Sera... No Sera?
We all want to peek into the future and find out what fate has in store: Will I get that raise? Is love around the corner? What’s the winning combo in Las Vegas? Some people claim the ability to see events before they occur. Find out how accurate their prognostications are.
Plus, how the job market drove the granddaddy of “I told you so” – Nostradamus – into the business of soothsaying.
Also, how the brain misfires to produce déjà vu. Also, how the brain misfires to produce déjà vu. And, astronomical predictions for the final apocalypse … will the world end in fire or in ice?
- Peter Lemesurier - author of the biography The Unknown Nostradamus: 500th Anniversary Biography. He lives in Wales.
- Akira O'Connor - psychologist at Washington University, in Saint Louis
- Ben Radford - managing editor of Skeptical Inquirer magazine and an investigator with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry