Politics

This is What Threats to Free Speech Actually Look Like

Twitter’s recent permanent ban of professional troll Milo Yiannopoulos and his followers’ indignant cries of censorship are the most recent (and highest-profile) example of a phenomenon that has existed for years …

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Meta Stuff

School of Doubt is looking for writers!

School of Doubt is looking for more writers! The gig requires a moderate time commitment and offers no pay, except for–should you defeat the Iron Chef–the people’s ovation and fame forever. So, …

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FeaturedSkepticism

SoD Xpost: Our Cultural Obsession with College is Misguided and Dangerous

[Content note: youth suicide, mental illness] The following article was originally posted on School of Doubt. Read it there or catch the beginning below. One chilly morning in my Junior …

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Activism

SoD Cross-post: BYU doesn’t deserve my job application (or yours)

This post was originally published on School of Doubt. Read it there or catch the beginning below. The conventional wisdom when it comes to the academic job hunt is to apply …

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Meta Stuff

School of Doubt is looking for writers!

School of Doubt is looking for more writers! The gig requires a moderate time commitment and offers no pay, except for (possibly) the people’s ovation and fame forever. So, what are we …

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Anti-Science

SoD Cross-post: Anti-vax “prof” ignites scandal at Queen’s U

This post was originally published on School of Doubt. Read it there or catch the beginning below. This week the Principal and Provost of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario publicly …

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Meta Stuff

School of Doubt is looking for writers!

Are you an educator or an educator-to-be? Do you work in an education-related field? Do you like science and skepticism? Most importantly, do you have something to say about it? …

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Activism

School of Doubt CrossPost: Literacy Privilege

Note: This article was originally posted on School of Doubt. Go there for the whole thing, or read the beginning below. If you use social media, chances are you’ve seen …

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