If you are plugged into the skeptical community then you might have become aware of the talk given by science journalist John Horgan at the Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism (NECSS) last weekend. It was (I’ll be polite) rather controversial. Others used different terms, for example Orac refers to is […]

John Horgan Expresses his skepticism of skeptics at NECSS, a skeptics conference

I was blogging about this a couple of days ago, and reported the rather bizarre story of how Richard Dawkins, who had been invited to a science and skeptics conference to be their keynote speaker on what is the wholly appropriate 40th anniversary of the publication of his highly influential book, […]

Why did NCESS really disinvite @RichardDawkins ?

NECSS is an annual skeptic conference that is run by the folks who bring us the well-known Skeptics Guide To the Universe podcast. They have issued the following announcement … The Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism has withdrawn its invitation to Richard Dawkins to participate at NECSS 2016. We […]

@RichardDawkins has been disinvited from speaking at NECSS