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Skeptical groups were poised to bring science and critical thinking to the masses. They failed in their mission. But did they ever really have a chance to succeed?
Organized skepticism is all dressed up, but seems to have nowhere to go and isn't very interested in looking for new places it might want to visit.
With trolls running people offline and blog feuds reaching a fever pitch, the skeptical blogosphere is spiraling out of control.
Tim Minchin's skeptical beat poem finally gets the animated treatment it deserves.
If skeptics are trying to win hearts and minds, they need to remember that teaching kids real science and critical thinking can't be sidelined.
Newly minted atheists are joining skeptical groups and those groups are not happy about it...
Phil Plait urges skepticism in moderation and without harsh criticism. By using rather hard criticism of skeptics on the front lines.
Frank Swain's criticism of skeptical bloggers has some good notes, but largely misses the broader point of what skeptical blogging is all about.
Tim Minchin's famous beat poem about a woo-ey dinner guest is getting made into a short film.
Michael Fitzpatrick's bold new idea for combatting denialism and attacks on scientific fact: pretend denialists always argue in good faith and don't call them out on their denialism.