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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  • Matt L.

    I hope everyone managed to have fun without Caroline and me! ;)

    March 24, 2013

  • Sevan K.

    Great bunch! Truly enjoyed the conversations! Very welcoming!

    1 · March 20, 2013

  • Rose

    We are in the back room... the one near fermentation room #1

    March 20, 2013

  • John K

    If I can get off from work in time, I'll be there.

    March 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    These things really need a Maybe. I'm free for once so really going to try and make it.

    March 18, 2013

  • Sevan K.

    I volunteer at the Phoenix Hostel and might bring some travelers with me. Not set in stone.

    March 17, 2013

  • Amanda B.

    Most likely .... I may have to do work that night.

    March 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Really going to try and get to one of these!

    February 26, 2013

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