This is an excerpt from a dialogue at the 2016 "How The Light Gets In" Festival, at Hay-on-Wye, with Rupert Sheldrake, philosopher Massimo Pigliucci and CERN physicist Tara Shears, chaired by Philip Ball.

Here we've selectively followed the back-and-forth between Rupert Sheldrake and Massimo Pigliucci regarding the influence of skeptical organizations and scientific dogma on evidence. Why is the multiverse or string theory okay while telepathy is not?

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