The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry promotes science and scientific inquiry, critical thinking, science education, and the use of reason in examining important issues. It encourages the critical investigation of controversial or extraordinary claims from a responsible, scientific point of view and disseminates factual information about the results of such inquiries to the scientific community, the media, and the public.
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January 17, 2017
Most people who are tempted to try homeopathy and even many users of homeopathy have little idea what this type of treatment is all about.
These are the times that try men’s souls.” This was true when Thomas Paine uttered these words, and they remain true today.
We must begin to develop more effective means of disseminating the fruits of our labors to individuals who are skeptical of our skepticism.
One of the unwelcome side effects of the mostly wonderful democratization of knowledge that has been ushered in by the age of the Internet is that we are losing consensus on what to consult when settling a bet.
by Carrie Poppy
January 6, 2017
“He believed he could hear voices in his head,” I said, and the audience burst into a roar of laughter. Perplexed, I coughed, “That wasn’t a laugh line!” and smiled. They laughed, uncomfortably…
by Matt Nisbet
Why really smart people are often the most biased in their opinions…