Tag Archives: NECSS

Other News

by | February 15, 2016

I consider this good news, but admit it’s making me a little dizzy… NECSS has issued an apology and reinvite. We have asked Professor Dawkins to participate in this discussion at NECSS 2016 in addition to his prior scheduled talk, and we hope he will accept our invitation. So… Uh… For those going to NECSS… Read more »

Dawkins And NECSS: An Update And Some Thoughts

by | February 5, 2016

You can love Richard Dawkins or you can hate him, but you can’t say he’s anything but a gentleman and a scholar. His response to being disinvited as a featured speaker by NECSS (short for Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism, and pronounced ”Nexus”, which I have to grudgingly admit is sort of clever) is… Read more »

No platform for old men

by | January 28, 2016

This morning I received some sad news…. Richard Dawkins re-tweeted something. Oh boy. Nothing to see here… please move along… Wait, you didn’t know Dawkins was on the twitter? (You’re in for a treat then) Apparently the people at NECSS know, and they do not approve. I’ve been to NECSS and it’s a great place… Read more »