The Great Replacement - otherwise known as the Kalergi Plan - has been growing in popularity among conspiracist circles, increasingly driving its followers to horrific actions



Science can be a candle in the dark, as long as you’re not actively trying to avoid the light

When people become over-invested in their beliefs, they can develop intellectual photophobia: an active resistence to any evidence that might shed uncomfortable light

Del Bigtree’s Better Way conference seeks to turn Covid conspiracists into full-on anti-vaxxers

Described by some as the "Davos of COVID conspiracy theorists", the Better Way conference clearly had its sights set on undermining confidence in all vaccines

Elizabethan Skepticism: How “A Discoverie of Witchcraft” pushed back against a moral panic

While still a product of it's time, Reginald Scot's "A Discoverie of Witchcraft" in 1584 offered common-sense challenges to the moral panic around witchcraft

David Langford’s skeptical ‘Skrapbook’

From the archives, a sneak peak into David Langford’s unique archive of sceptical scraps...

Being Reasonable: what we can learn from people who hold fringe beliefs

When it comes to engaging with fringe beliefs, it's important to remember that people don't change their mind overnight, or based on one conversation

When it comes to the paranormal, do ‘sheep’ and ‘goats’ think differently? It looks like they do

A new systematic review examining cognitive functions and paranormal belief raises a few questions as to which papers were included, and why some were exclude

Abortion isn’t murder – despite their rhetoric, even the American religious right know it

It is abundantly clear that the so-called 'pro-life' movement in the US don't genuinely believe abortion is murder, they simply want power and control