Skeptical Briefs — Volume 26.4
July / August 2002Volume 26.4
by Mark Edward
We have a glut of non-information. Most of it coming from people who have a proprietary interest in self-promoting garbage they may even consciously know to be false.
It’s a good lesson for skeptics to question all extraordinary claims—not only from those with whom we may disagree or who may hold a different worldview, but also those whom we consider friends.
by Joe Nickell
Since its appearance in 1741, a mysterious creature has remained controversial—a so-called “sea monkey” that puzzled naturalist Georg Wilhelm Steller.
I think once you scare people, it’s hard to un-scare them; once you open the Pandora’s Box, it’s hard to close it.