Skeptical Hot Topics

Because we're trying to schedule a special speaker for an upcoming meeting on con artists, we are going to make this month's meetup a general skeptical topics event. The con meetup will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

I'll present 3 or 4 current topics from the blogs and podcasts for general discussion. If there's a current topic you'd like to discuss, post it in the comments. This will be very casual and conversational.


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  • Jennifer

    For those of you who couldn't attend, we talked about "Proof of Heaven", Dr. Oz and GMOs, live blood analysis, bigfoot history, incorrect psychics and a couple of classic Chicago ghost stories...the evergreen Resurrection Mary, and the less-well-known Sausage Vat Murder! Doing a bunch of shorter topics was a fun change of pace!

    October 21, 2012

  • Harold K.

    If the meeting is on weekends I much prefer to meets in the day. I came to the last meeting on Chicago avenue but couldn't park, so I left. I'm not surewhy the meetings are in the evenings.

    October 14, 2012

    • Beth

      Well, this meetup is both on the weekend AND during the day!

      1 · October 15, 2012

  • the m.

    There's another Skeptics event on this day: Is the idea to hit up one event and then the next?

    September 10, 2012

    • Jennifer

      If the date overlap is too problematic, we can certainly change it...working on finding a Chicago vice person to talk to us about con artists, so the date may change due to their availability anyway.

      September 11, 2012

    • Miguel A

      I don't think the date overlap is problematic as long as there is no time overlap - I often attend two or three meetups on the same day :-).

      October 4, 2012

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