I don’t like the Manhattan mosque, but they’ve got the right — as long as I’ve got the right to point and laugh : Pharyngula

Some snippets from a great article by PZ on the Mosque and freedom … …, we have not made thinking ugly thoughts about creating a theocracy illegal — if we did, we ought to simply arrest the Imam for promoting undemocratic ideals. We don’t and we won’t, I hope, because then we’re voluntarily setting ourselves … Read more

Oregon City couple plead not guilty in faith-healing death of their infant son

You would think that people would learn, but they don’t … OREGON CITY – Two members of a church that preaches faith-healing pleaded not guilty Monday to manslaughter charges for failing to provide medical care to their infant son, who died shortly after his premature birth. OK, so what happened? Attorneys for Dale R. Hickman … Read more

Ghosts, UFO’s, Monsters – In the Mind’s eye

There is a fascinating article that has just been published in “New Scientist”. It motivates me to blog and make a few observations regarding Ghosts, UFO’s, monsters and other similar claims. But before I go there, lets first take a quick scan of the article … The mind’s eye: How the brain sorts out what … Read more

Homeopathic Vodka

Are you familiar with the 10 23 campaign? If not then click here to find out more. These are the UK based skeptics who organized a mass public homeopathic overdose. At 10:23am on January 30th, more than four hundred homeopathy skeptics nationwide took part in a mass homeopathic ‘overdose’ in protest at Boots’ continued endorsement … Read more

The Naked Skeptic & The Singularity

Dr Karen Stollznow, author and skeptical investigator, writes a column on the CSI (Committee for Skeptical Inquiry) website under the name of “The Naked Skeptic”. Her latest posting is all about her visit to the Singularity summit conference that took place in San Francisco 14-15 Aug. Its a fascinating read … in her own words … Read more