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From Ordinary to Extraordinary

A session at SkeptiCamp Chicago 2015

“History would be a wonderful thing – if only it were true.“ This phrase, often attributed to Leo Tolstoy, finds new life in a presentation by Mythicist Milwaukee. This talk, meant to be as entertaining as it is informative, delves into the lives and legacies of several historical figures. Have their narratives been exaggerated? Or did these people even exist at all? Enjoy some storytelling and a skeptical examination of history – it’s interactive, so be prepared to shout out your guesses!

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Mythicist Milwaukee

Exploring and exposing the mythological origins of modern religion. Milwaukee-based org w/ meetups events radio show producers http://facebook.com/MythicistMKE bio from Twitter

Mythicist Milwaukee is a group dedicated to studying the mythicist position - researching the parallels between ancient civilizations' beliefs and today's modern religious practices.

Our goal? To take some of the complicated research presented by the best in the business and distill it into easy-to-digest pieces of information.

We want to inspire you to question. To inspire you to dig deeper. To find the origins of the beliefs shared by many all over the world today.

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When

Date Sun 31st May 2015

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Official event site

chicagoskeptics.net/skepticamp/

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