The geographic center for O4SR is Salem so that we can capture a large region of Oregon using Meetup, which only allows searches up to 100 miles away from your location...
Established in 1994, O4SR is a nonprofit corporation formed to promote science and reason. We seek to develop rational thought and action through the application of scientific methods and critical thinking.
# Educate the public with outreach activities and free public lectures.
# Facilitate social contacts among scientific skeptics by hosting regular social gatherings.
# Examine testable pseudoscientific and paranormal claims.
# Serve as a skeptical resource on questionable claims and science/pseudoscience for local/regional media.
# Interact with other skeptics and scientific skeptic groups globally through e-mail and website contacts.
# Spread critical thinking skills and a science-based worldview.
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