Tag Archives: Skepticism

Believe in the paranormal? You must be mad!

Parapsychologist Dr Barry Taff has posted a grossly offensive, and highly unethical, blog post detailing his encounters with believers in ghosts and UFOs. Continue reading

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Skeptic – what's in a K?

“British Skeptics eh! What an odd bunch don’t they know it’s spelt with a C!” is a statement about as meaningful as “Greens don’t they know it’s a colour!” or “Labour don’t they know that just means work!” Continue reading

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Skeptics and publicity stunts

Jon Donnis, of the Bad psychics blog, has launched a scathing attack on Merseyside skeptics for their latest challenge to celebrity psychics. Continue reading

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Skeptic – what's in a name?

The history of “Skepticism” in the UK has been relatively brief but it has recently become quite eventful. With an explosion in local Skeptic groups, societies and a renewed vigour in campaigning on issues of medical regulation, legislative reform and the promotion of critical thinking and evidence based practices. Though now some are questioning whether we should keep the word Skeptic or ditch it. Continue reading

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Scepticism and pseudoscience in Norway

An introduction to skepticism in Norway Continue reading

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Two nations divided by a common skepticism?

The US is not like the UK in a huge number of ways, it really is very, very foreign, but the shared language all too often masks this, expecially when it is read rather than heard. Continue reading

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How should we deal with harassment in skepticism?

How should the skeptical community deal with harassment and discrimination? Comments from events organisers and individuals attending events welcome. Continue reading

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