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Alejandro Borgo

Alejandro Borgo is a journalist and paranormal researcher based in Argentina. In 1990 he co-founded CAIRP (Centro Argentino para la Investigación y Refutación de la Pseudociencia), the first Argentinian skeptical group.

CFI/Argentina Report (Partial)

August 29, 2014
CFI/Argentina Report (Partial)

Recent activities, events, and appearances from CFI/Argentina.

CFI-Argentina 2013 Report

January 13, 2014
CFI-Argentina 2013 Report

A course on critical thinking, lecture at ARTECH, article in Newsweek Argentina, and more.

CFI/Argentina Report 2012

October 29, 2012
CFI/Argentina Report 2012

A report on the wide variety of activities of CFI/Argentina in 2012, including lectures, television appearances, online organizing, and more.

CFI-Argentina Report 2011

February 8, 2012
CFI-Argentina Report 2011

In 2011, CFI-Argentina presented courses, lectures, meetings, group organizing, television appearances, and more.

Science vs. Pseudoscience Seminar in Argentina

November 15, 2010
Science vs. Pseudoscience Seminar in Argentina

The so-called “academic world” in Argentina is often reluctant to address pseudoscience subjects, so it is not common practice for universities to hold...

CFI/Argentina Report 2010

November 2, 2010
CFI/Argentina Report 2010

During June and July, the Scientific Society of Argentina held a course on the paranormal and critical thinking...

CFI/Argentina 2009

February 12, 2010
CFI/Argentina 2009

After participating at the First National Congress on Atheism in Argentina, on December 2008, at the city of Mar del Plata...

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What Should We Do with Skepticism?

Skeptical Inquirer Volume 29.4, July / August 2005

Article

The word skeptic has negative connotations: naysayer, refuter, debunker, spoilsport...

The Enemy Within: Chronology of an Anti-Skepticism Case in Argentina

Skeptical Briefs Volume 13.1, March 2003

The Enemy Within: Chronology of an Anti-Skepticism Case in Argentina

This is an account of an episode I would have never wished to report. It shows how skeptics are not immune to hoaxing...

Skepticism in Argentina: Life and Death and Magical Thinking

Skeptical Briefs Volume 12.1, March 2000

What is the danger of magical thinking and the spread of pseudoscience? This question has been asked many times...

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