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A win-win proposition

Skeptical Fails and Wins This Week

09 January 2011 by Melany Hamill

Hello Skeptifans. I hope you had a wonderful, critical thinking filled weekend. Todays collection of stories is a nice batch of Wins! Turning stem cells into snake oil Lorne found this Win in the Globe and Mail. From disease treatments to beauty creams, stem cell technology is being touted as a miracle cure. While researchers […]

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A Skeptic’s Guide to Magical Thinking – Part 2

A Skeptic’s Guide to Magical Thinking – Part 2

26 October 2010 by Erik Davis

This is the second installment of a five-part series on Magical Thinking, running Monday – Friday this week, that fleshes out my brief talk at Skepticamp Toronto last weekend.  Part 1 is available here. On Dualism In the first article in this series, I explored how we might create an ontology for Magical Thinking.  Rather […]

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