Author Archives: septicskeptics

O Hank, what a tangled web we weave…when first we practice to deceive

Response to Hanks blog by Brett Smith in black bold italics Anti-vaccination doxxing and defamation, the HCCC, and Holdsworth House Medical Practice Posted on February 8, 2018 by reasonable hank This post will be a little self-indulgent, in that it has been coming … Continue reading

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A Prominent Blogger Spoke Out About Sexism in her Skeptic Community. Then Came the Rape Threats

It Stands to Reason, Skeptics Can Be Sexist Too I spoke out about sexual harassment among atheists and scientists. Then came the rape threats. By Rebecca Watson Rebecca Watson.Photo by Larry Auerbach. I’m a skeptic. Not the kind that believes … Continue reading

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WHY I AM NO LONGER A SKEPTIC

WHY I AM NO LONGER A SKEPTIC by Stephen Bond Former Skeptic rejects the Skeptic Movement and explains why REJECTING SKEPTICISM This is not a tale of how I found Jesus, of how acupuncture cured my haemorrhoids, or of how my alien … Continue reading

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Greens leader supports skeptics and loses fight to introduce “offensive and disrespectful” changes for complementary medicines

Greens leader supports skeptics and loses fight to introduce “offensive and disrespectful” changes for complementary medicines IN a major win, the Federal Government has ignored the Australian Greens and anti-complementary medicine activists like Doctor Ken Harvey, from Friends of Science … Continue reading

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The REAL STORY About the “Skeptic” Attack on Del BigTree…

Are We Sick of The Threats, Lies and Misdirection? Opinion by “Deplorable” Consumer Advocate Tim Bolen The photo at the top of this article is indeed worth a thousand words, for it explains a lot about WHO, and WHAT, attacked “Vaxxed” producer Del BigTree. … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wakefield, Anti Science, Del Bigtree, Dr David Gorski, James Randi, Jose Luis Alvarez, Meryl Dorey, Skeptics, Social Skepticism, Tim Bolen, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ten Reasons People No Longer Find Skeptics Credible

Skeptics are losing the argument; losing the war for the American mind, and for good reason. Their actions appear to indicate confidence in the strategy of screaming louder, accusing everyone of being anti-science, conducting more personal attacks and pushing more … Continue reading

Posted in Anti Science, Atheism, Autism, Bernaysian Engineering, Childrens health, conspiracy theory, Fake Skeptics, Joe Horgan, Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot, obfuscation, real skepticism, Sharon Hill, Skepticism, Skeptics, Skeptive Dissonance, Social Skepticism, War on Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

McCaffery hate group tried to bully TV station into canning vaccine injury story

I’m not ashamed to say that I wept hard when the New South Wales parliament recently passed a totalitarian vaccine law prohibiting my children from being enrolled in any kind of early education service from January next year. My sadness … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Skeptics, Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI, Ben Hammond, GlaxoSmithKline,, Light for Riley, Northern Rivers Vaccination Supporters (NRVS), Sanofi-Pasteur, SAVN, Stop the Australian Vaccination Network, Toni and David McCaffery, Uncategorized, Vaccine Injury Denialists | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Death threat Skeptic crowned 2017 Skeptic of the Year

22 November, 2017 Source: https://avn.org.au/2017/11/death-threat-skeptic-crowned-2017-skeptic-year/ Christine Bayne, who, back in 2010, implored her Twitter followers to “put a bullet” in AVN founder Meryl Dorey’s brain has taken out the Australian Skeptics top award at Skepticon. In an attempt to avoid … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Skeptics, Catherine Hughes, Christine Bayne, Dr John Cunningham, Dr Judy Wilyman, Jane Hansen, Light for Riley, Meryl Dorey, SAVN, Stop the Australian Vaccination Network, Tasha David, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

How skeptics are trying to influence the Senate

AUSTRALIA’S anti-complementary medicine groups have launched a scaremongering campaign claiming changes to the Therapeutic Goods Act will put public safety at risk, which is nonsense. The amendment Bill they’re fighting protects the current labelling that consumers rely on to make … Continue reading

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Jane Hansen’s trail of lies and deception.

“It is a choice to manipulate the news and what the public know when they only report what they want  to report, rather than to offer their audience a choice as to discern the truth. ” Continue reading

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