Dating for skeptics
Listen to Science Salon # 24: a remarkable conversation between Michael Shermer and mission leader Dr. 78 pages.), a delightful new book for children age 9–13 that encourages readers to ask questions and gives them the tools to find the answers for themselves. Lents asks five pointed questions of proponents of Intelligent Design that are inevitably raised by examples of poor design in the human body. (aka the Skep Doc) reviews Horoscopes: Reality or Trickery? Headlines about recent scientific studies are notoriously unreliable. In the tradition of the Enlightenment salons that helped drive the Age of Reason and the public interest in science, the Skeptics Society hosts an intimate Science Salon featuring an “in conversation” between Dr.Alan Stern along with co-author of the spell-binding new book Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto, Dr. (aka the Skep Doc) reviews Horoscopes: Reality or Trickery? Lents’s new book, Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken Genes, is now available. Michael Shermer and a prominent scientist, scholar, or intellectual. This lecture is an account of scientific discovery from the invention of stone tools to theories of quantum physics.You can use the links here if you want to see who signs up. If you want to make donations to similar causes we suggest the following organizations.
Arguing that it is essential for skeptics to “appreciate that we’re caretakers for the work of those who have come before,” Loxton carries forward the discussion about the scope and limits of scientific skepticism. D., contrasts science-based medicine with so-called “complementary and alternative” methods.
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