Skepticism

A Skeptic on a Ghost Hunt

Sometimes, as skeptics, it is really easy to get bored with those same old “woo woo” topics that have been done to death again and again. And it is so …

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ActivismRandom Asides

Free the Art

I have been doing a lot of thinking about the issue of fair use and the issues surrounding censorship since I wrote this post on Friday. I have had conversations …

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Skepticism

The Revenge of Seamus the Dog

From time to time, I wish I believed in an afterlife. This is one of those times. I would love to believe that somewhere, in some high dimension of which …

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Science

The Science of Cyclist Hate

Jim Saksa writes on Slate about why American drivers seem to have so much hatred for American bicyclists. He gets a little bit right, but I think he gets a …

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ActivismSkepticism

Please Stop Making Calendars

“Why don’t you make the Skepchick Calendars anymore?” Ever since I stopped producing not-quite-nudie calendars back in 2007, I’ve heard that question a lot. The problem is that I never …

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ActivismSkepticism

Things To Do When The Internet Makes You Enraged

I’ve been struggling recently, trying to find the best way to handle the ongoing barrage of anger and hate that has been directed at various people in the community. Although …

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Skepticism

New Skepchick T-shirt & SALE STUFF!

I have thus far strongly resisted any suggestions to put my face anywhere near any merch. It’s just too egotistical, even for horrible, egotistical me. But yesterday, my good friend …

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ActivismFeminism

Speaking Out Against Hate Directed at Women: Eran Segev

Welcome to the eighteenth installment on my series where I ask men in the secular community to speak out against the hate we have seen directed primarily at the women …

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