Are you Skeptics?

Indeed we are a bunch of Skeptics and we were formerly called SD Skeptics. We decided to update our image to something more catchy and positive. Too many people think skeptics are haters and doubters and nay sayers or conspiracy skeptics. They don't know about Carl Sagan and Scientific Skepticism.

Introducing the San Diego i.M.P.s.Inquiring Minds / Pro Science

Join US:We I.M.P.S. (Inquiring Minds / Pro Science) are a bunch of bad ass critical thinkers. We believe that learning how to think is more important than learning what to think. We are tired of the age old questions about god and religion. Those questions have no relevance in the day to day life of someone who believes that science is the best method that human beings have found for finding truth. 
We try to meet on the 1st and 3ird Thursday of every month at a pub or for movie nights at a home with a large projector screen. We also do hiking, parties, picnics and other events. If you want to host something let us know!

Who are we:
Our group tends to skew younger than other groups of this type and be slightly more rowdy depending on the event. So be prepared for lively discussions, off-color jokes and a disregard for political correctness.
Why hang out with the iMPs? Because it's self defense for the mind. The world is full of people trying to sell you something, whether it's a time share, health food, medical treatments, a new drug, or a new law. Critical thinking is the only way to vaccinate your brain against these masters of manipulation. 

We believe in training our brains in the art of mental defense by learning science, logic and reason in a casual atmosphere that emphasizes fun activities. Our goal is to keep our minds and our bodies in fighting shape so we can better navigate this crazy world.

Join US:
We do most of our discussing and organizing on facebook - if you want to really participate with us that is the best place to do it:
You can get there by going to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sandiegoske...  

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Formerly San Diego Skeptics

  • February 28 · 7:30 PM

    Movie Night - Inequality for All

    7 iMPs | 5.00 5.001

    Let's view and discuss Former labor Secretary Robert Reich's documentary on Income Inequality: Inequality for All - feature documentary film 7:30 PM Cocktails 8:00 PM... Learn more
  • February 20 · 7:30 PM

    Bowling iMPS

    1 Member

    Cock tails and then bowling at 9pm meet at the bar inside the bowling place [masked]
  • February 6 · 7:30 PM

    iMPs in the Pub > Bowling Edition

    4 iMPs

    Join us at the Bar inside Mira Mesa lanes for some lively conversation and then after 9PM - We will shift gears and do some bowling for those who want to! Drinks and... Learn more
  • January 23 · 7:30 PM

    iMPS in the PUB

    11 iMPs | 4.50 4.503

    Join us for some impish frolicking! Bring whatever meaty subjects you want to discuss. We may discuss anal bleaching and neuroscience - not necessarily in that order or... Learn more
  • December 5, 2013 · 7:30 PM

    Skeptics in the Pub

    2 iMPs

    Thursday Evening Gathering at Tomcats! Bring a topic or news you want to discuss! Here is the facebook event - where we are talking about what topics we want to... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Member
    Zachary Douros Zachary Douros joined
    August 15
    Zachary Douros
    "I'm Zach!! Atheist! But I'm ready to voice my opinion!! I read the bio and I'm all for it. I LOVE SCIENCE! Knowledge is power, let's empower others!"
  • New RSVP
    Tim W Tim W RSVPed Yes­ for iMPs beach volleyball
    July 24
    Tim W
    TBD  
  • New Member
    Joani Rayner Joani Rayner joined
    July 8
    Joani Rayner
    "I am a transplanted Canadian and a Humanist, Skeptic, And Atheist."
  • New Member
    Tim W Tim W joined
    June 27
    Tim W
    "Hi all-- humanist/athies­t here with strong interest in applying social science to issues of morality and public policy. Just recently moved back to SD after being away for several years. Look forward to meeting you."
  • New Member
    David Frieder David Frieder joined
    June 3
    David Frieder
    "I have become interested in logic and critical thinking after watching playthroughs of the Ace Attorney game franchise. I find myself impressed by what the characters are able to do, and would like to gain that type of investigative and logical skill"
  • New Member
    Matt Szczublewski Matt Szczublewski joined
    May 23
    Matt Szczublewski
    "I used to be gullible. I assumed other people were smart. Because surely documentary makers study the data vigorously, right? Then I found scientific skepticism. I learned how people fool themselves. And now I'm free from all the bullshit."
  • New Discussion Reply
    Taylor

    "Stephen, I read your diagram and have some questions: What is the DNA of Universal Understanding and how do you know it exists (please provide evidence)? What do you mean by personal Spark of Universal Life? Are you claiming that un..."

  • New Discussion
    stephen kirby

    "http://s93.phot­obucke..."

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  • New comment
    stephen kirby

    "“Say not,… "I have found the path of the soul [Spark of Universal Life]."­ Say rather, "I have met the soul [Spark of Universal Life] walking upon my path."­ For the soul [Spark of Universal Life] walks upon all paths...."

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  • New comment
    stephen kirby

    "''­...if the knowledge which we acquired before birth was lost to us at birth[or shortly thereafter.­.."

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