Introduction As I wrote in my previous piece, I spent the weekend of 4/12-13 at the QED conference in Manchester, England. This event is run by the terrific people at the Merseyside Skeptics Society (MSS) who did an incredible job of lining up speakers, arranging panels and delivering all of it in an entirely accessible… Read more about Back In The USA
Introduction Regular readers of this blog (both of you) would already know that I’m a vocal skeptic, humanist, atheist and science enthusiast. When I have the opportunity, I enjoy meeting up with other like minded people at conferences, “pub” events, local dinners and other similar gatherings. In our winter residence in Florida, I enjoy the… Read more about QED! QED! QED!
Hello, my name is Chris and I have a substance abuse disorder. “Hi Chris!” say the chorus of other addicts and alcoholics. I say a bit about what is going on in my life regarding recovery and I pass to the next person. This is how almost all 12-Step programs conduct their meetings. “But Gonz,… Read more about An Atheist in a 12 Step Program
Yesterday, while I sat on my sofa feeling depressed, wearing grey sweat pants, a Point of Inquiry t-shirt, eating Captain Crunch (with crunch berries) straight out of the box, buzzed on Blue Dream and watching Investigation Discovery, the all true murder and mayhem channel, my phone rang. The caller, a dear friend, asked, “Have you… Read more about Women, Men And The Skeptical Movement
Over the past few years, I have become increasingly interested in the science and skepticism movement. For those unfamiliar with these positions, we try to promote real scientific inquiry and shine light on bogus, pseudo-science. I believe this world view is essential for people with disabilities for a number of reasons, most especially, it is… Read more about Science, Skepticism and Disability