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

From Abracadabra to Zombies

How to Get Involved in the Skeptical Movement

Please read Ray Hyman's essay on criticism of paranormal claims and take a look at Daniel Loxton's 105 Ways To Promote Skeptical Activism and Susan Gerbic's Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia and Sharon Hill's Practical Skepticism.


International Skeptics Forum * Skeptics Society Forum * Skeptic Friends

There are three main skeptical organizations based in the U.S.


Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
(formerly CSICOP - Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal)

Founder: Paul Kurtz
President and CEO: Ronald A. Lindsay

About CSI


Online features

See www.csicop.org/resources

Newsletter: yes

Resource for young thinkers? no

James Randi Educational Foundation

About the JREF


Swift, an online blog

Online features

Education Modules

Resource for young thinkers? no

Skeptics Society

officers: Michael Shermer and Pat Linse


Skeptic magazine

and many books by Michael Shermer, as well as the Baloney Detection Kit

Online features

Several, including Jr. Skeptic for young thinkers, and links to articles and books by Michael Shermer

Newsletter: yes

E-Skeptic Newsletter is a FREE e-mail newsletter that goes out an average of once per week, according to the web site.

Resource for young thinkers? yes

A section of each issue of Skeptic magazine is devoted to young thinkers

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