Welcome to the Wellington Skeptics in the Pub meetup group. This group is part of a larger, socially orientated group of skeptics. Details at http://skepticsinthepub.net.nz/ "A skeptic is one who prefers beliefs and conclusions that are reliable and valid to ones that are comforting or convenient, and therefore rigorously and openly applies the methods of science and reason to all empirical claims, especially their own. A skeptic provisionally proportions acceptance of any claim to valid logic and a fair and thorough assessment of available evidence, and studies the pitfalls of human reason and the mechanisms of deception so as to avoid being deceived by others or themselves. Skepticism values method over any particular conclusion." - Dr. Steven Novella of The New England Skeptics and The Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast.

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  • September 7, 2013 · 9:00 AM

    New Zealand Skeptics Conference 2013

    3 Skeptics

    It's now only three weeks to go before this year's Skeptics Conference. With a central theme of science communication, we've got a wide range of speakers and workshops... Learn more
  • July 25, 2013 · 7:00 PM

    Skeptics in the Pub

    4 Skeptics

    Time flys. Come along with any ideas you have for a campaign or action. Or just for a drink and a relax. We need to talk about letters to the Editor, Fluoride in... Learn more
  • May 30, 2013 · 7:00 PM

    May Skeptics in the Pub

    2 Skeptics

    We will do some science and science or fiction and have a couple of quiets; See you there For Discussion 2013 Conference Friday 6th September-Sunday 8th September 2013... Learn more
  • February 28, 2013 · 7:00 PM

    Skeptics in the Pub

    3 Skeptics

    We will do some science and science or fiction and talk about floride; I might have a cunning plan
  • December 29, 2012 · 7:30 PM

    Black Barn 29th December to watch the Life of Brian

    3 Skeptics

    Hi Just to confirm if you would like to come suggest book tickets in advance and we will all hook up there. I have booked mine on the website. Best Steve http://... Learn more
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    "Hi Lee Mate that sounds fantastic. Unfortunate­ly I've moved from the Bay and have been unable to find someone to take up the cause so far...."

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    "Hi Rod, I am a long time Skeptic (I publish every now and then in Michael Shermer'­s Skeptic Magazine) and will be on holiday in NZ Feb/March, 2015, so I would probably be passing through Napier at some point, and could offer you my talk "The Skeptic..."

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    "Great idea - Rod would you like me to organise for you to be admin for the group? You recall I'm out of the Bay now"

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    "Hi all, Long term Bay resident, and long term Carl Sagan fan. Excited to see a Hawkes Bay 'chapter'­ - keen to meet up for chats and drinks."
 

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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