A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions

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Skeptimedia

Skeptimedia is a commentary on mass media treatment of issues concerning science, the paranormal, and the supernatural.

»Skeptimedia archives

Skeptimedia replaces  Mass Media Funk and Mass Media Bunk. Those blogs are now archived.

critical thinking posts

2010

Stupid politicians and cops (JS)(CT)

Natural Law, Celibate Men who Wear Dresses, and Pastors who Preach Hate (S)(CT)(SU)

2009

Abusing children to raise TV ratings (P)(CT)

Teachable Moment or Media Manipulation (CT)

A Hard Time to Be a Republican (CT)

Evaluating Evidence (CT)

2008

Sharon Begley: Skeptics Think They're Intellectually Superior (CT)

Prescribing Placebos (CT) (SC)

The Skeptics' Circle (CT)

Ancient Wisdom (CAM) (CT)

Using ghost stories to teach critical thinking (CT) (JS)

Why woo-woo wins (FH) (JS) (CT) (CAM)

2007

Mesmerized by hypnotherapy - how does  hypnosis differ from the placebo effect? (CAM) (CT)

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Media Mythmakers
How Journalists, Activists, and Advertisers Mislead Us

Don't Get Taken!
The book "they" don't want you to know about!

The Skeptic's Shop
No shirts, no mugs, no tinfoil hats.

 

Categories
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alt med (CAM)
critical thinking (CT)
Frauds, Hoaxes, Conspiracies (FH)
junk science (JS)
paranormal (P)
science (SC)
supernatural/religion (SU)
superstition (S)
other (O)

 

 
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