Strategies to Improve Skeptical Thinking
Mr. Hale, why are you so skeptical? Why do you have a negative view of everything? Do you believe anything? I hear these types of questions—from both students and my colleagues—on a regular basis. These questions seem to imply skepticism is a bad thing instead of a valuable tool and a key part of critical …
¿Eso es ciencia?
La ciencia es persuasiva, y debería serlo; la ciencia es el gran detector de la realidad.
Is That Science?
Promoters of pseudoscience often use technical words, so they sound smart or highly knowledgeable, even when the word usage is incorrect.
Critical Thinking in Modern Society
Educators often pay lip service to the idea of teaching “critical thinking.” But, when asked to define critical thinking, answers are often weak and ambiguous.
Science: The Vast Enterprise
Science, although fallible, is the great reality detector.