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Skeptical Inquirer — Volume 41.2

Volume 41.2

March/April 2017

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The Dangerous Delusion about Vaccines and Autism

The Dangerous Delusion about Vaccines and Autism

by James Randi
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

A Magician in the Lab

We’re already seeing a comeback of measles due to drops in vaccination rates.

Mystery of the Paulding Light

Mystery of the Paulding Light

by Benjamin Radford
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Skeptical Inquiree

Of course, it’s more fun to imagine the distant glimmer is a ghostly railroad brakeman’s phantom lantern than the headlights of a 2005 Honda Civic.

What Ghosts Mean

What Ghosts Mean

by Benjamin Radford
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Review

“I have to admit that I’ve come to envy the people who reported having poltergeists in their home; they have a ready explanation for anything amiss in their household”

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CSICon 2016: Las Vegas

by csicop.org
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Conference Report

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The John Maddox Prize Nomination for Elizabeth Loftus

by Chris French
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Special Report

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Let Your Questioning Start with Wikipedia

by Susan Gerbic
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Forum

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‘UFO Disclosure’ Fizzles Again in 2016

by Robert Sheaffer
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Psychic Vibrations

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The Delectable Myths of Healthy and Healthier Obesity

by Kenneth W. Krause
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Science Watch

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The Scientist and the Philosopher

by James E. Alcock
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Review

Why Skepticism?

by Ronald A. Lindsay
Volume 41.2, March/April 2017

Feature

The issues we address are only “soft” targets in the sense that there may be little scientific support for some of these claims. But these claims actually can be very resilient because of ideological support or commercial interests.