Ask Professor Rosenthal 3 – Woodpeckers, Woodknocking, and Critical-Thinking

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Jeffrey S. Rosenthal is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Toronto. Here we talk about critical thinking and Knock on Wood. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: When an ordinary citizen like myself or someone else comes across a piece of information, what are some important critical questions … Continue reading

Interview for Kim Newton, M.Litt. – Executive Director, Camp Quest, Inc. (National Support Center)

Interview for Kim Newton, M.Litt. – Executive Director, Camp Quest, Inc. (National Support Center) – by Scott Douglas Jacobsen. Continue reading

Diego Fontanive on Critical Thinking and Psychobabble

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Diego Fontanive founded EOF. His background is in sociology, psychology, and critical thinking. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Most people would not disagree with the idea that they have the right way to look at the world. How does EOF as a project and as a set … Continue reading

Diego Fontanive on EOF, Memetics, and Critical Thinking

  Diego Fontanive founded EOF. His background is in sociology, psychology, and critical thinking. Here we talk, briefly, about some of his background and work. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is your background, so people know where you’re coming from? Diego Fontanive: I never had a religious background. … Continue reading

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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 31-Dec-2016 to 6-Jan-2017.

Science and Sensationalism: Fukushima and the Myth of the Giant Squid | MyScienceAcademy

My Science Academy posted a well written article called Science and Sensationalism: Fukushima and the Myth of the Giant Squid today. It debunks some ridiculous internet claims concerning Fukushima, radioactivity and giant squids. These claims wouldn’t become viral sensations if people exercised critical thinking. One of the most important skills you can … Continue reading

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