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Skeptic Magazine, Volume 27 Number 2
Table of Contents

Skeptic Magazine 27.2 (cover)


A Closer Look
Big Pharma’s Cynical Search for a Female Sex Drug
by Carol Tavris
The Gimbal Video
Genuine UFO or Camera Artifact?
by Mick West


How to Determine if a Doctored Photograph, Video, or Audio Recording is Real
by Tim Redmond

ESP Debate

Is Belief in ESP Irrational?
by Steven Pinker
Pinker and the Paranormal
Some Critical Comments
by Brian D. Josephson

Abortion Matters

Cover illustration by John Holcroft
The Science of Abortion
by Harriet Hall, M.D. (aka the SkepDoc)
Abortion: The Case for Choice
by Michael Shermer
The Case for Life
by Danielle D’souza Gill
Inequality & Rejection
A Data-Driven Look Into Men’s Abortion Attitudes
by Kevin Mccaffree & Anondah Saide


60 Minutes
Whipping Up “Havana Syndrome” Hysteria, Airing Sensational Segment on White House “Attacks”
by Robert E. Bartholomew
Meta Ethics
Toward a Universal Ethics—How Science & Reason Can Give Us Objective Moral Truths Without God
by Gary J . Whittenberger
Holy Relics, Holy Places, Wholly Fiction
by Tim Callahan


The Discoverie of Magic
A review of David Copperfield’s History of Magic by David Copperfield, Richard Wiseman, and David Britland
by Michelle Ainsworth
For those seeking a sound scientific viewpoint


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