• Sex and Gender

    Brighton Sceptics and the Reece’s Pieces

    from the twitter thread. Let me tell you about “Reece’s Pieces”. Sorry to say that despite selling out immediately, this event has now been cancelled. The organiser offered all kinds of compromises—a trans voice on the panel, a separate rebuttal event, even a statement disassociating the Skeptic Society from our views—but it wasn’t enough. pic.twitter.com/m9FOWulcKn— Helen Lewis (@helenlewis) November 22, 2023 So, Brighton Skeptics were to hold a talk in January between Hannah Barnes and Helen Lewis. Barnes was the journalist who wrote a book exposing the debacle of the Tavistock gender clinic and how it was desperately failing vulnerable [read more...]
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John Wesley and The Origins of the Natural Health Movement

by Andy L in featured 42

Examine the discourse of any alternative medicine and you will encounter a surprisingly homogenous set of themes: that their methods are natural, simple, available to all, and are based on ancient and traditional knowledge. Cures for disease are freely available from nature and we do not need the intermediation of [read more...]
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The Meaning of the 10:23 Homeopathy Campaign.

by Andy L in featured 49

In the last few days, a new campaign has been launched with the aim of showing that homeopathy is an ‘absurd pseudoscience’ and that Boots the Chemists should not be selling these sugar pills to the public as if they were genuine medical products. The ‘10:23’ campaign, as it is [read more...]

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