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Belief Hypothesis, Forecast, Skepticism, Criticism
Fiction, Rumor, Illusion, Superstition, Folklore, Faith

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General

Portal

Skeptic (Skeptic Society), Resources for Independent Thinking

Dictionary

skepticism : : (1) an attitude of doubt or a disposition to incredulity either in general or toward a particular object (2) the doctrine that true knowledge or knowledge in a particular area is uncertain (3) the method of suspended judgment, systematic doubt, or criticism characteristic of skeptics — Webster

The Skeptic’s Dictionary, Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Word Reference, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

Encyclopedia

Skepticism is generally any questioning attitude towards knowledge, facts, or opinions/beliefs stated as facts, or doubt regarding claims that are taken for granted elsewhere. — Wikipedia

Skepticism Categories (Wikipedia), Britannica

Introduction

How to be a skeptic (WikiHow), HowStuffWorks

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Foundation

Philosophy


Science


The seven warning signs of bogus science (Robert L. Park)

Preservation

History

A note on the history and meaning of skepticism (George H. Smith, Resources for Independent Thinking)

Quotation

Quotations Page Bartlett’s

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education

Course

OER Commons: Open Educational Resources
Open Education Consortium

Community

Organization

Skeptics Society, The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry

Blog

eSkeptic (Skeptics Society), WordPress

News

Skeptical Inquirer (Skeptics Society) (Wikipedia), Skeptic Magazine, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Fun

Science & Skeptic Humor from around the Web (Relatively Interesting)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Rumor

Snopes.com

Faith



The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (Carl Sagan) (Wikipedia, Amazon)

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Skeptic Examining Extraordinary Claims and Promoting Science

  • eSkeptic for September 20, 2017
    by Skeptic on September 20, 2017 at 7:00 am

    If it weren’t for patrons, we might not have had Mozart, Shakespeare, or Leonardo da Vinci. They all had patrons! That’s why Skeptic has created a Patreon page, which provides a new way for you to support the things we create that promote science and reason! […]

  • Dr. Nancy Segal — Twin Mythconceptions: False...
    by Skeptic on September 17, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Dr. Nancy Segal, the world’s leading expert on twins, has a new book that sheds light on over 70 commonly held ideas and beliefs about the origins and development of identical and fraternal twins. Using the latest scientific findings from psychology, psychiatry, biology, and education, Dr. Segal separates fact from fiction. […]

  • eSkeptic for September 13, 2017
    by Skeptic on September 13, 2017 at 7:00 am

    Is Antifa an enemy of free speech? Raymond Barglow discusses the recent violent demonstrations in Berkeley, which purported to “fight fascism,” while fueling it instead. […]

  • Radically Wrong in Berkeley
    by Raymond Barglow on September 13, 2017 at 7:00 am

    Is Antifa an enemy of free speech? Raymond Barglow discusses the recent violent demonstrations in Berkeley, which purported to “fight fascism,” while fueling it instead. […]

  • eSkeptic for September 6, 2017
    by Skeptic on September 6, 2017 at 7:00 am

    In this week’s eSkeptic: Tour of the Emerald Isle in our 2018 Grand Irish Odyssey; Science Salon # 14: Dr. Nancy Segal on Twin Mythconceptions; Sept. 15 Debate: Is God a Figment of Our Imagination? Shermer v. McGrath; Promotional Offer: Save 25% off the Reasons to Believe film on Vimeo; Oct. 19 Debate: Solving Moral Dilemmas: How Do We Know What’s Right?. […]