February 2, 2013

What Is Skepticism, Anyway?

Michael Shermer, Huffington Post


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As the publisher of Skeptic magazine I am often asked what I mean by skepticism, and if I'm skeptical of everything or if I actually believe anything. Skepticism is not a position that you stake out ahead of time and stick to no matter what.

Consider global warming: Are you a global warming skeptic? Or are you skeptical of the global warming skeptics?

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TAGGED: Belief, Climate Change, Skepticism

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