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In celebration of scientific temper

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Two-day workshop will create awareness against ‘pseudoscience'

Bangalore: Nirmukta, an active online community dedicated to fostering scientific temper, will hold a two-day workshop to create awareness against “pseudoscience” in Bangalore on February 19 and 20.

The event, Yukti-2011, is being held in association with the Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat at Vijnana Bhavan, Banashankari.


It is targeted at working professionals and students, who have a “critical, fun-loving mind”, said a press release from Nirmukta.


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Narendra Nayak, president of the Federation of Indian Rationalist Associations, will be tackling questions ranging from the efficacy of alternative medicine to the truth about miracles... humanism and alternatives to religion.


Rationalist Sujai Karampuri will analyse astrology and Vaastu Shaastra. There will also be sessions on logical fallacies and scientific temper for professionals.


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