Blog Archives for November 2016

Unco Junto:  The Nature and Appeal of Authenticity

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
November 22, 2016

Much of Donald Trump's appeal is based upon his percieved authenticity, as it is for many actors, writers, musicians, and performers. We all play different roles for different people, so what is "authenticity," why is it prized, and is it even possible? 

A Skeptical Look at ‘Doctor Strange’

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
November 14, 2016

'Doctor Strange' is a good superhero film, but I winced a bit when Strange, the symbolic man of medicine, rationality, and science, is beguiled by his new master.

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On Trump

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
November 09, 2016

A few notes and corrections about Trump's election, in the hopes I may offer some insight, if not reassurance.

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