Psychoanalysing God: Freud on Religion
Ian Fairholm discusses Freud, neuroticism and religion
Motivated Distortion of Personal Memory for Trauma
At the Remembering Trauma Conference held in London in September 2003, Mark Pendergrast described how people can develop false memories for terrible events
How (not) to talk to aliens
Mark Newbrook ponders the complexities of extraterrestrial languages
Scepticism and the Kennedy Assassination
Jeremy Bojczuk disposes of some of the more ludicrous theories surrounding President Kennedy’s assassination
Sprite, by Donald Rooum, the ongoing saga of an ethereal being who has the misfortune to fall for a confirmed skeptic.
Cartoons by Tim Pearce and The Parking Lot is Full
Pictures from Hilary Evans’ Paranormal Picture Gallery
Defending Science - Within Reason: Between Scientism and Cynicism by Susan Haack
Fundamentalist World: The New Dark Age of Dogma by Stuart Sim
Intuition: its powers and perils by David G. Myers
Only One Sky to Fly in: Embracing the Reptiles by Jacqueline Maria Longstaff
Sense and Nonsense: Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behaviour by Kevin N. Laland and Gillian R. Brown
News and comment
Chris French and Victoria Hamilton
A column based on the observation that sometimes statistics don’t lie - they’re just plain crazy...
Hits and Misses
Why Johnny can’t evolve
The dating game
Reality may be out there
Skeptic at large: Creating ‘science’
Wendy M Grossman
Rhyme and Reason: The meaning of life…
From Michael Heap
Chairman of the Association for Skeptical Enquiry
Letters from our readers
Faith versus atheism: Each to their own…
How much of Neuro-Linguistic Programming is ‘linguistic’?
Too sceptical of NLP?