Respectful Insolence

Archives for January 11, 2008

Well, 2008 is off to a great start with the Skeptics’ Circle. It’s fast approaching the time to see if the momentum can be maintained. Yes, it won’t be long before the next Skeptics’ Circle comes around the pike. Indeed, the next meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle will appear on Thursday, January 17 and will…

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about woo in the more than a year and a half that I’ve been doing this regular Friday feature, it’s that there’s definitely a religious element to virtually all woo. In essence, it requires believing in something that cannot be demonstrated scientifically, often despite science outright refuting it. For…