Sunday, October 16, 2011

Who are The Skeptic Illuminati?

We were approached by a group calling themselves The Skeptic Illuminati and asked to post the following, as several of the qualities they are looking for in members have been discussed on this blog.

An open letter to all who identify as Skeptics:

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

It was the best of times...

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us....

Monday, October 3, 2011


The small-minded find in skepticism a handy bludgeon. What a waste. Skepticism serves humankind best when used as a mirror.

--Steve Cuno

I'm going to print this out and tape it to my bathroom mirror, as a reminder of the importance of applying skepticism to myself. Thanks, Steve.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

The Most Important Thing to Know...

Over the last few months, I have spent a great deal of time reading blogposts and comments on skeptical sites on the Internet, and one important fact has become readily apparent: that many in our community aren't aware of one of the most important things a skeptic should know.