Commentary: Burning the Mean and Disparaging Skeptic Straw Man

by | Mar 10, 2013 | Media Literacy, News, Research, Skepticism | 0 comments

“Does “skeptic” equal nasty, obnoxious and shouty? No? Then why do we get automatically tagged with those characteristics even when we are not? The word carries some connotations. But that ought not bar an exchange between skeptics and believers. We have some bridges to build.”

Sharon Hill of Doubtful News examines some claims about skeptics in her new “Sounds Sciencey” column.


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