Respectful Insolence

Archives for November 6, 2008

Unbelievable. It really is. It’s simply amazing that The Skeptics’ Circle has been around so long. It’s been around so long that we’re already up to the 99th Meeting of the Skeptics’ Circle over at Ferret’s Cage. The new generation of skepticism has landed with a great addition to the lore of the Skeptics’ Circle.…

I wrote about this study the other day, but clearly I didn’t have the final word. As usual, The Onion nails it.

One of the aspects of the Barack Obama candidacy that raised my hopes and those of so many of my fellow ScienceBloggers, as well as scientists tired of the crass politicization of science under the Bush administration, was the prospect of an Administration in which science and reason were valued and in which cranks were…