What we're about

Established in 1994, O4SR is an educational nonprofit formed to promote science and reason. We seek to develop rational thought and action through the application of scientific methods and critical thinking.

Activities
• Educate the public with outreach activities and free public lectures.

• Facilitate social contacts among scientific skeptics by hosting regular social gatherings.

• Spread critical thinking skills and a science-based worldview.
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• 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.

For more information, visit our website:
oregoniansforscienceandreason.org

The geographic center for O4SR is Salem so we can capture a large region of Oregon using Meetup, which allows searches up to 100 miles away from your location...

Upcoming events (4+)

First Sunday Skeptics in the Pub Meet-up - Salem

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Join O4SR members, guests, and the Cherry City Skeptics in the Pub for beer and conversation.

We meet monthly on the first Sunday of the month. Before the days of COVID-19 we met downstairs in the Speakeasy at the Archive Coffee and Bar, but for now we are online. We often pick a science, pseudoscience, or science communication topic to discuss.

Second Sunday Virtual Skeptics in the Pub

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In the days "before" we would meet at McMenamins on 19th Street, but for now we are online until Covid-19 cases decline. Grab your favorite beverage and join us for discussions on wide-ranging topics relating to science, pseudoscience and critical thinking. Conversations are informal and interesting.

Last Sunday of the month Skeptics in the Pub - Portland

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Are you interested in discussing topics from a skeptical/science minded viewpoint? Join O4SR and Portland Skeptics in the Pub
for our regularly scheduled meetup on the last Sunday of the month. Prior to Covid-19, we pub hopped to different locations around Portland. For now, we will continue to meet on Zoom.

Grab a beer, your snack of choice, and click the Zoom link.

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First Sunday Skeptics in the Pub Meet-up - Salem

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Join O4SR members, guests, and the Cherry City Skeptics in the Pub for beer and conversation.

We meet monthly on the first Sunday of the month. Before the days of COVID-19 we met downstairs in the Speakeasy at the Archive Coffee and Bar, but for now we are online. We often pick a science, pseudoscience, or science communication topic to discuss.

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Last Sunday of the month Skeptics in the Pub - Portland

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