Tag Archive for opinion

Skeptic Confessions

I have so many things I *have* to write, but I find it hard to just get started. So here’s something rather whimsical and personal and free-form to start… the journey of just one little skeptic. I am skeptical because…

Uncertainty in Skepticism

A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Loxton wrote a really interesting post on Skeptiblog titled, “Never Say Anything that Isn’t Correct.” In it, he makes the case that skeptics should work super, extra hard to get their facts correct when…

The Future of Planet Earth

I have finally reached the last disk of “Planet Earth” which contains a three-part documentary entitled “The Future.”  This was produced in 2006, so yes this is probably old news to most, but bear with me.  I’m always behind on…

Reflections on the Goal of College

Yesterday’s “Afternoon Inquisition” on Skepchick brought up a very interesting topic that I had relegated to the back-burner of my mind for some time now. MasalaSkeptic asked, “Is college worth it? What are the factors that make it worthwhile?” That’s…