All Blog Posts Tagged 'Skeptic' (4)

A Tribute to One Of My Heroes: Frank Zappa, His Parental Advice "Keep Your Kids Away From Religion".

It was a very sad time for me when I heard the news about the death of Frank Zappa in 1993 from cancer. 

His sarcastic humor and incredible musical ability with a completely non-commercial outlook on the entire music industry gave me some of my outlook on life and skepticism.

He was always skeptical of everything and shunned commercialism.

Frank Zappa epitomized the Social and political Skepticism…

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Added by Dyslexic's DOG on November 22, 2013 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Michael Shermer's "Baloney Detection Kit"



This is very good. Like Dr. Andy Thomson mentioned, it's good to keep in mind while watching Fox News. lol Of course, it's good while watching any other news source as…

Added by Ron Peacemaker on October 16, 2009 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender & Skepticism

While not specifically atheist, the "fortuneteller" episode reveals my favorite character, Sokka, as one of the best skeptics I've seen in a children's show since Chirp from "Peep and the Big Wide World."

It also has a great example of how exasperating and frustrating "believers" can be to such a skeptic.

I totally sympathize with Sokka's plight! Even if you don't know anything about the show, I still think you'll get a kick out of watching… Continue

Added by Jas Brimstone on March 19, 2009 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Skepchick lists Top 10 Skeptics Who Kicked Ass in 2008

Rebecca Watson and the Skepchicks (which would make a great band name) have selected the Top 10 Skeptics Who Kicked Ass in 2008: people who have led the fight for reason and against pseudoscience. The list includes a lot of big names within the skepticism community, notably Ben Goldacre, PZ Myers and Phil Plait.



I, being hopelessly lame, had not heard of all the winners, but thanks to Rebecca now I know, and knowing is half the battle.… Continue

Added by Planetologist on December 30, 2008 at 3:03pm — 1 Comment

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