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Science, Reason and Critical Thinking: It’s Skeptical Correctness Gone Mad

Science, Reason and Critical Thinking: It’s Skeptical Correctness Gone Mad | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Go on, admit it, you all think that Psychic Sally is a big fat fraud.

However, the majority of skeptics and rational commentators on the recent tribulations of the ever so lovely Sally Morgan have gone out of their way to make it perfectly clear that they are absolutely not accusing her of being a fraud. And I too would like to make it quite clear up front to everyone, including Sally’s legal team, that I’m not making that allegation either.

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On the birthday of Carl Sagan | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine

On the birthday of Carl Sagan | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

If Carl Sagan were still alive, he’d be 77 years old today. Perhaps he wouldn’t have been overly concerned with arbitrary time measurements, especially when based on the fickle way we define a "year", but it’s human nature to look back at such integrally-divisible dates… and Carl was very much a student of human nature.

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There is a Dragon in my Garage

The following is an excerpt from "The Demon-Haunted World: Science As A Candle In the Dark" by Carl Sagan, a Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author. The "Dragon" is a metaphor for God.

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Carl Sagan Day | Center for Inquiry

Carl Sagan Day | Center for Inquiry | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Please join us this November as we honor Carl Sagan and celebrate the beauty and wonder of the cosmos he so eloquently described. Visit the web site for a full list of featured events.
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