77 Writerly Posts Tagged skepticism
Skeptics and the stuff we’re skeptical about.

Nov 28, 18 Astrology book in science book display
Apr 5, 15 Weirdest fan mail ever
Apr 4, 15 A Manuka Honey Moment
Dec 19, 14 Hindsight horrors
Dec 9, 14 I curse you in the name of Jesus!
Nov 26, 14 Personal debunking
Nov 14, 14 Teach the controversy
Nov 14, 14 Pseudo-scientists
Nov 13, 14 Don’t be so hasty!
Nov 13, 14 Dr. Oz mauled in snark attack
Oct 2, 14 Speak to me
Sep 20, 14 Snark attack
Sep 14, 14 Owly
Jul 19, 14 It slices, it dices!
Jun 18, 14 Hen-house guarding by foxes in alternative medicine
Jun 18, 14 Parkinson’s Law of Triviality
Jun 4, 14 Good bill, strange oversight
Apr 3, 14 Cursed! Cosmic malice on a small scale
Mar 22, 14 Cranks shout
Mar 5, 14 Snow “circles”
Mar 1, 14 The Abominable Science of the Cryptids
Nov 15, 13 Kevin Trudeau jailed
Oct 24, 13 Pseudo-science is all grown up
Oct 24, 13 Hotmail haters
Sep 29, 13 Argumentum superiorum
Sep 28, 13 JAQing off
Sep 17, 13 How tsunamis work (plus bonus cool illusion)
Aug 27, 13 Things that talk to you in the night
Aug 22, 13 Unflappable
Jun 11, 13 Survival skills
May 10, 13 Victory!
Feb 15, 13 The Epic Stinging Stump Coincidence
Feb 13, 13 One of the biggest boners in ethical philosophy
Jan 9, 13 Sometimes it takes all my strength not to be superstitious
Dec 23, 12 3 Common Scams in 2012
Dec 14, 12 It’s science
Dec 10, 12 Eek…yuck…phew! Emotional reactions to my “competition”
Oct 7, 12 I’m a professional buzzkill
Sep 30, 12 These cranks drive me nuts
Aug 7, 12 Hope: Always a bestseller
Aug 3, 12 What’s a claim?
Jun 29, 12 The “integrated medicine” straw-man:
Jun 14, 12 Do not pander to ignorance
May 24, 12 It is known
May 15, 12 Libel reform well underway in England
May 15, 12 The rest of the internet is full of it!
Dec 10, 11 Magical thinking in medicine, then and now
Dec 10, 11 NCCAM boondoggles
Nov 4, 11 Spirituality versus religiosity
Oct 21, 11 Reserving judgement on Steve Jobs’ health choices
Oct 6, 11 Skeptics, please reserve judgement about Steve Jobs’ alleged use of alternative medicine
Aug 13, 11 Nutty hate mail from a massage therapist
Jul 18, 11 My first “viral” article? A writer’s case report
Jun 7, 11 You Have Been Poked by God
Jun 1, 11 Belief comes quickly
Feb 28, 11 F for effort
Feb 21, 11 Homeopathic placebo for animals
Feb 6, 11 Anti-intellectual worship of weak “mysteries”
Jan 16, 11 Just how open?
Jan 12, 11 Hypotheses function as beliefs in alternative medicine
Jan 9, 11 Psychics bombed their 2010 test
Dec 29, 10 Gullible masses: stop confusing “studied & disproved" with “unproved”
Dec 24, 10 The worst that can happen is we can all die in the food riots!
Dec 14, 10 The cause of what does not exist
Dec 3, 10 God’s text message
Nov 26, 10 Ironic regulatory fail!
Oct 3, 10 It is quite challenging
Sep 22, 10 Groovy Carl
Sep 17, 10 Scientists have better things to do than debate “intelligent design”
Sep 17, 10 Big Suppla
Sep 15, 10 One god further