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The Skeptic Volume 20, No. 2

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The Evolution Controversy
Nell Barrie reflects upon the controversy that just will not go away…

An Open Letter to the Public about Young Earth Creationism
Julian W. Kirchherr, a German exchange student in the USA, battles the ideology of Young Earth Creationism

Do 17 percent of people in Britain really believe in “intelligent design”?
Adam Buick is doubtful that Britons had a fair chance to respond to the BBC’s questions on the origins of life

  

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The Evolution Controversy
Nell Barrie reflects upon the controversy that just will not go away…

An Open Letter to the Public about Young Earth Creationism
Julian W. Kirchherr, a German exchange student in the USA, battles the ideology of Young Earth Creationism

Do 17 percent of people in Britain really believe in “intelligent design”?
Adam Buick is doubtful that Britons had a fair chance to respond to the BBC’s questions on the origins of life

 Humour

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

Book reviews


Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism by Paul Boghossian
Newton: a Very Short Introduction by Rob Lliffe
Contact With Alien Civilizations: Our Hopes and Fears About Encountering Extraterrestrials by Michael A G Michaud
Science, Religion and the Meaning of Life by Mark Vernon
Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife by Mary Roach
A Teaspoon and an Open Mind by Michael White

News and comment

Editorial
Victoria Hamilton and Chris French

Skeptical Stats
A column based on the observation that sometimes statistics don’t lie – they’re just plain crazy…

Hits and Misses
Cryptic
Chimps get the point
Is there a doctor in the house?
Duct tape
Hot air

Randi update


Skeptic at large
Wendy M Grossman

Rhyme and Reason
Steve Donnelly

Philosopher’s Corner
Julian Baggini

From Michael Heap
Chairman of the Association for Skeptical Enquiry

Letters from our readers
Group Prayer Time
Errata

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