Britt Hermes needs your help

Brett Hermes

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

Polar Bears and Sea Ice – Science vs Fiction

climate change denial

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

Science vs Belief: Is this conflict a myth?

Science vs Belief

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?

Deliberate fraud: @SamHarrisOrg and @MaajidNawaz

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