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I Fear Not Existing

The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
September 02, 2015

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.      

I was away yesterday, spending a museum day with my boy who's about to start kindergarten. Unreal. 

On Monday, we announced something inspiring, as well as a little worrying: There is now a CFI branch in Pakistan. A lot of you have already let us know how brave you think these folks pf CFI-Pakistan are, and we agree, and also how worried you are about their safety. We are too. As Hemant says, "In a country where Veena Malik and Asia Bibi have received severe punishments for not showing enough deference to Islam, any opponents of Muslim thought must tread lightly."

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RIDDLEculous IX

Investigative Briefs  with Joe Nickell
August 31, 2015

More funny riddles with a science/critical-thinking angle.

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It’s a Scam, Sir

The Morning Heresy  with Paul the Morning Heretic
August 31, 2015

The Morning Heresy is your daily digest of news and links relevant to the secular and skeptic communities.      

Oliver Sacks has died, at age 82. He knew, and we knew, it was coming, but it's a punch in the gut nonetheless. And boy does he leave a lot for people to chew over for the next few centuries. Check him out on our podcast Point of Inquiry from 2012, interviewed by Indre Viskontas, or read the transcript at Skeptical Inquirer

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Using Satellites to Search for Bigfoot

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper  with Benjamin Radford
August 28, 2015

Unknown animals such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness monster, for example, might be easily located and captured--if indeed they exist.

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