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Southeastern Virginia Skeptics is an informal social group designed to promote fellowship and networking among skeptics, critical thinkers, and like-minded individuals. The group provides an opportunity for skeptics to talk and share ideas in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. We discuss the issues of the day and whatever else is on our minds. But most of all, we have fun while promoting skepticism, science, and rationality. We also welcome those who may hold different views to join in the discussion (as long as the dialogue is civil and constructive!).

What is skepticism? Skepticism is a method of examining claims about the world. The skeptical "toolbox" includes a reliance upon reason, critical thinking, and a desire for verifiable, testable evidence about particular claims (especially extraordinary ones). Usually, the "skeptical way of thinking" is embodied in the scientific method.

We host a wide range of events such as brunches, dinners, book discussions, films, and attending events held or sponsored by skeptical/secular organizations, and even doing some activism of our own.

In order to protect the privacy of our members, membership requires approval.

In addition to our Meetup group, be sure to check out these other resources:

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Our Store: (This gear will help fellow skeptics recognize you at our events! Plus, the funds help keep this group running.)

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Saturday, May 27, 2017 7:00 PM

    Game Night: Cards Against Humanity!

    6 Skeptics attending
  • Sunday, May 28, 2017 1:00 PM

    Alix Jules — The Humanist Pat Down: Defending Race in the Face of Reason

    4 Skeptics attending
  • Wednesday, May 31, 2017 7:15 PM

    NARO Cinema — Obit

    0 Skeptics attending
  • Wednesday, June 7, 2017 7:15 PM

    NARO Cinema — The Coming War On China

    0 Skeptics attending
  • Thursday, June 8, 2017 7:30 PM

    International Ocean Film Tour — Volume 4

    1 Skeptics attending
  • Monday, June 12, 2017 10:00 AM

    Langley Centennial Symposium

    0 Skeptics attending
  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 7:00 PM

    VIMS After Hours Lecture: Nunnally Ichthyology Collection

    1 Skeptics attending
  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017 7:30 PM

    Sigma Series Lecture — A talk about James Webb Space Telescope by John Mather

    9 Skeptics attending
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