Posted: March 30, 2013 in Media

The new TED censorship controversy.

The Weiler Psi

TED, the parent organization, is removing the license of TEDxWestHollywood only a couple of weeks before their planned event “Brother, Can You Spare a Paradigm?” after they had spent more than a year preparing.  Tickets are already on sale. After summarily dismissing the program with no recompense at all for monies that had been expended, they amended their stance to offer a fraction of the operating costs in compensation and all because they deem the program to be . . . wait for it . . . unscientific.  Does this sound familiar?  It does indeed.  This is the same charge that was leveled at Rupert Sheldrake and Graham Hancock when TED first pulled their videos.  (Link here.)

In an email to Suzanne Taylor, the organizer of TEDxWestHollywood, a representative of TED outlined the objections:

(…) And when we look at your speaker line-up, we see several…

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