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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:

Discussion Group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/southeastvaskeptics/

Newsfeed:
https://www.facebook.com/SEVASkeptics

Twitter:
@SEVASkeptics

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

We're 692 Skeptics

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 7:15 PM

    NARO Cinema — Food Evolution

    2 Skeptics attending
  • Thursday, July 27, 2017 7:00 PM

    VIMS After Hours Lecture: Virginia Game Fish Tagging Program

    0 Skeptics attending
  • Thursday, August 3, 2017 6:00 PM

    Naturally Speaking: Whose Track is That?

    2 Skeptics attending
  • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 7:30 PM

    Sigma Series Lecture — When Will We Find E.T. and What Happens If We Do?

    5 Skeptics attending
  • Sunday, August 13, 2017 11:00 AM

    Skeptics' Sunday Brunch

    4 Skeptics attending
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:00 PM

    Naturally Speaking: The Great American Eclipse

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

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

    13 Skeptics attending
 
Founded Jan 31, 2010

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