Phoenix Skeptics in the Pub - OHSO Brewery


Join fellow lovers of science and reason for some drinks, food, and conversation at a new spot: OHSO Brewery. There's no lecture or formal discussion; this is strictly a social meetup. The idea is to hang out with other skeptics and talk about the many areas of interest to the our community: paranormal claims (ghosts, psychics), conspiracy theories (9/11 "Truth", HAARP), denialism (climate, evolution), pseudoscience (homeopathy, acupuncture), marketing (balance bands, "super fruit" juice)...the list of BS is endless.

The world is full of superstition, bad arguments, and unquestioned assumptions. Consider our meetup an oasis in the desert. See you at the pub!

Matt Londen, Organizer


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

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  • Gary Henderson

    Great conversation with many interesting folks - good time!

    July 19, 2012

  • John Morrill

    Good turnout.

    July 19, 2012

  • Caroline Londen

    Thanks to everyone who came! I really like the OHSO Brewery.

    July 19, 2012

  • Barb

    not good....couldn't find a parking space

    July 19, 2012

  • Gautam Sheoran

    It was a great time! Amazing turn out.

    July 19, 2012

  • Bob Chapman

    Very enjoyable evening. Met Mat, Larry, Jerry, Joe, John among others.
    Discussed Douglas Adams, playing table tennis on the moon, Anodizing, MVS Integrated Control System. Nice Beer too

    July 19, 2012

  • Lynn

    Fun as always!

    July 19, 2012

  • Amanda B.

    Where did you park?

    July 18, 2012

  • Joe

    I'm here early. There isn't any parking available...

    July 18, 2012

  • Robert Westerman

    I'm coming from 51st & Northern area...are you on my way?

    July 18, 2012

  • Heather

    Chris has to work tonight and I don't want to make the drive by myself so we won't be going. Hopefully I'll see you guys next week.

    July 18, 2012

  • Kenton

    Will Buttons be making baloon animals?

    1 · July 16, 2012

  • Kenton

    Sorry, but nope, Derek!

    July 16, 2012

  • Matt Londen

    I'm bringing buttons!

    July 16, 2012

  • Derek Gutenson

    Can anybody in the east Valley carpool? This s meet up is on my birthday so I'd like to not have to worry about driving. Thanks.

    July 6, 2012

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