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Shawn Lawrence Otto

Author and filmmaker
Shawn Lawrence Otto is the award-winning author of  Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America. He is cofounder of ScienceDebate.org and organizer of the US presidential science debates. He is a popular speaker on science and politics, and is recipient of the National Distinguished Public Service Award from the IEEE-USA. He is also a filmmaker and novelist. His new novel Sins Of Our Fathers will be published by Milkweed Editions in 2014. He lives in a wind-powered, passive solar, superinsulated geothermal home he designed and built with his own hands. He recycles, composts and drives a hybrid car.


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