Will Phillips Is My Hero

You may not have heard about Will Phillips until now. I hadn’t either; this morning I was going through the Friendly Atheist RSS feed and saw this post that links to several video clips about him. Will won’t stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance because: “I’ve always tried to analyze things because I want ...

Source Material Theater: HR 3200

In the fight against BS, I don’t think there’s any tool in the skeptical arsenal more important than source material. I’ve often seen scientific papers cited (or quote-mined, as the case may be) by someone pushing pseudoscience. It lends an air of credibility to their claims. When that happens, the most important thing to do ...