Blog Archives for August 2016

“Hillary’s White House Dreams Shattered?”

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
August 12, 2016

The other day I saw an alarming headline: “Hillary’s White House Dreams Shattered?” Aghast that Clinton’s campaign was in such serious jeopardy, and I began reading the piece, by K. O’Donnell of the Health Sciences Institute. It did strike me as odd that someone from a health sciences institute would be reporting on politics, but nonetheless, the details that O’Donnell offered were alarming. 

Unco Junto-  Art’s Obligation to Truth: The Case of ‘Wild Thing’

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
August 08, 2016

A controversial poem about a controversial racial attack in New York City turned out to be wrong. Does art (or poetry specifically) have an obligation to truth?