A Short Response to Steven Novella’s “Bigfoot Skeptics, New Atheists, Politics and Religion”

   Dr. Steven Novella of JREF has posted in response to PZ's post on skeptical consistency in defense of economic policies particularly libertarianism. The gist of Novella's main contention with PZ is...Perhaps I am misunderstanding what PZ is saying here, and if so please correct me, but this sounds an awful lot like a desire to purge the skeptical movement of those with a differing political outlook. I find it hard to see how this would be a good thing.There is … [Read more...]