On 19 April 2008, Singh wrote an article in the UK based newspaper The Guardian, which resulted in him being sued for libel by the British Chiropractic Association. Fortunately, Simon Singh is fighting this, with the help of an increasing number of supporters. Many have reprinted the article, and SkepticReport is one of them.
What has swift(!)ly become the major world-wide event for the skeptical movement was kicked off on a sunny day in January, 2004. Las Vegas was the place, The Amazing Meeting 2 the event. Again, James Randi, internationally famous for his investigations of paranormal and pseudoscientific claims, hosted the gathering of almost 400 skeptics from around the globe. It turned out to be truly amazing indeed.
In his book, “Flim-Flam!”, James Randi describes 20 points that can be applied to paranormal phenomena.
I spent one of the last evenings of September 2002 attending a lecture by Dean Radin, author of “The Conscious Universe”, on the Upper East Side, Manhattan, where he told about the Global Consciousness Project.
In his book, “”The Demon-Haunted World””, Carl Sagan provides tools for skeptical thinking. This excellent list is a strong tool to weed out the bad seeds in science.
The one thing Uri Geller is known for is his spoon-bending trick. Even though he has given it up, it still is his tour-de-force. No cutlery is safe, when Uri’s in town!
This article was written by Svante Arrhenius, Swedish physicist and chemist, 1859-1927, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1903, and published in the newspaper “Stockholms Dagblad” 1914.