All Posts Tagged With "common sense"

Old Wine, New Bottles – June, 2011

Old Wine, New Bottles – June, 2011

04 June 2011 by Erik Davis

Five of our skeptical best from Junes past… Toronto, Moon People, and the G20 Walk into a Bar… Steve takes the Toronto Star to task for their astrological forecast for the (then-upcoming) G20 in Toronto.   The stars predicted tumult.  With the benefit of hindsight, we now know the astrologers were right and the skeptic […]

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Common Sense: A Manifesto

Common Sense: A Manifesto

24 June 2010 by Erik Davis

Recently, I filed a post about food allergies in the schoolyard, which was driven by catching myself in several common logical fallacies. You see, before writing the article, I had a general sense that school policies designed to protect allergic kids from peanut exposure were getting out of hand. After all, back when I was […]

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