Skepticism

Ability to detect unseen staring

Published in The Skeptic, Volume 16, Issue 3 (2003) David Marks concludes a three-part critical review of parapsychology, with this article focusing on some claims by Rupert Sheldrake.

Inspirational, motivational business speakers: coming soon to an office near you…

From the archives, Martin Parkinson predicting the rise of pseudo-inspirational business speakers like Tony Robbins

Distinguishable from intelligence? Don’t mistake technology with superiority

From the archives, Wendy Grossman disputes Michael Shermer's claim that we are obviously more intelligent than our ancestors

Rhyme and Reason: a Rael expert takes a look at the Raelian movement

From the archives, former editor Steve Donnelly takes a look at the Raelian movement's claims about human cloning, on BBC's Today programme

Philosopher’s corner: where a false claim becomes a nonsense claim

From the archives, philosopher Julian Baggini grapples with the distinction between claims that are true, false or nonsense.

Do astrologers have to believe in astrology?

From the archives, Nick Campion questions whether "belief" is even a particularly useful concept when applied to astrology

A case of spirits: a look at the history of spirit photography

From the archives, Chris Willis looks back at the long and illustrious history of spirit photography

We Are The Skeptics My Friend

An article by Malcolm Robinson on the Skeptics in the Pub meeting of 20th February 2002.

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