Tag Archives: skeptics

#Astrology Pro Tip: There Is No Thirteenth Zodiac Sign

(Astrology Explored) Oh, god. What do we have to do to get it through peoples heads? I opened my Quora feed this morning to find this: Now that NASA has re-arranged the zodiac signs, should I go by the ancient … Continue reading

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Astrology and Skeptics: When An Opinion Is Not A Fact

(Astrology Explored) It started innocently enough with a person asking an astrologer to read his palm. I declined to do this, but a skeptic weighed in with this response: My advice is that you do not attach any significance whatsoever … Continue reading

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Skeptics, Astrology and Robert Currey

(Astrology Explored) When Robert Currey asked if he could use my avatar for the image of quintessential astrologer looking to mount skeptics’ challenges to astrology, I was tickled pink. Robert Currey, the proprietor of Equinox Astrology, has been carefully taking … Continue reading

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Astrology and the Skeptics: The Evidence of Things Unseen

(Astrology Explored) My friend Matthew Currie recently challenged the good people at the James Randi Educational Foundation to provide citations for their claims in their instructional booklet “Astrology: Science or Superstition”. In support of Matthew’s challenge I’m presenting the comment … Continue reading

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The Probability of Predictions: Will and Kate So Far

(Astrology Explored) As a front line fighter in the skeptic’s wars against superstition, the paranormal and the supernatural, Michael Shermer has a whole line of pat answers to why people believe in what he and his fellows believe irrational. In … Continue reading

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Blog Talk Radio: Conquering the Universe with Matthew Currie

(Astrology Explored) Update: 5/12/11–You, me, and Matthew Currie. Tonight 7:00 PM PST 10:00 PM EST. Matthew will bring the wine. See below for directions. Don’t be late. Not to take any of the limelight from Wills and Kate’s special day … Continue reading

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Astrology and the Skeptics: Debunkers Tool of a Religious Agenda?

Wearing the guise of science one organization mounts attacks on paranormal subjects from Big Foot to psychic John Edwards. Included in their attacks is a quite well orchestrated war on astrology conducted with questionable tactics. These tactics include funding “studies” … Continue reading

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