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Why I Love Science

Science fascinates me. I’ve always been interested in science and, along with anything computer related, it has always been one of my two favourite courses at school. Whenever I play trivial pursuit with friends or family, I always try to pick the science and nature category. It’s just so damn interesting.

There are many aspects [...]

As If It Were Yesterday

Yesterday, I had a chance to catch up with an old friend. In actuality, he is my friend that I have known longer than any other friend in my life.

I was 4 years old, growing up in Fairfield, Connecticut, when the Simon family moved in next door to us. There were three children in [...]

Lower Learning

There is a new science being taught at college level educational facilities here in Connecticut. Asnuntuck Community College in Enfield, Connecticut is offering what they are calling a “Ghost Science” class. This could perhaps be the most oxymoronic title I have ever encountered in all my years of skepticism.

Ghost related courses and studies are [...]

Proving God?

Listener David Driscoll from Atlanta thought this video of Frank Tipler explaining his “proof” for the existence of God would make a good Name that Logical Fallacy. I agree. Tipler is a crank, plain and simple. That he is a professor at Tulane University must be somewhat of an embarrassment for Tulane.

Others have already [...]

On This Date In History

Today is Monday, October 27, 2008.

On this date in history…

1838 – Missouri governor Lilburn Boggs issues The Extermination Order, which orders all Mormons to leave the state or be exterminated.

We at The Skeptics Guide have been critical of Mormons when they have acted badly by either attacking science or indoctrinating people into [...]