It might indeed be tempting to list my favourite posts, but that only gives you a feel for my own highly subjective opinion. That would be akin to a movie director listing his favourite films. It tells you something about him, but not much else. What are my 10 most popular posts from the last … Read more What are the most Popular Posts
The Merseyside Skeptics Society have a posting up that explains what is happening with Britt Hermes (pictured above) … You may know that Britt Hermes, who is an international skeptical campaigner about naturopathy, and former speaker at our QED conference. You may not be aware, however, that Britt is currently being sued for defamation. Britt … Read more Britt Hermes needs your help
A new scientific study published a few days ago within a reputable peer-reviewed journal by some leading Climate Science scientists has generated rather a lot of heat within the climate denial community. Entitled “Internet Blogs, Polar Bears, and Climate-Change Denial by Proxy” and published within BioScience, it examines the reporting of Arctic Sea Ice and … Read more Polar Bears and Sea Ice – Science vs Fiction
Sadly I missed most of Saturday evening, but did manage to be back just in time to hear Richard Wiseman say, “Well, that’s it then everybody, we do hope you had a great evening“, so at least I got that one last line. Net effect, I have no pictures of my own. I’ve already done … Read more #QEDcon – 2017 Ockham Awards
There is an article in the UK’s Guardian all about a myth. It is entitled … Would you Adam and Eve it? Why creation story is at heart of a new spiritual divide OK, let’s give you a quick summary of it. We live in a world where there are people who reject science based … Read more Science vs Belief: Is this conflict a myth?
Hemant Mehta has written a recent posting in which he describes in precise detail how words can be lifted out of context and then re-purposed as a weapon. It is a fascinating read, and to tempt you into reading it all let me give you a summary. Last January Sam Harris interviewed his friend and … Read more Deliberate fraud: @SamHarrisOrg and @MaajidNawaz