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Skeptic Magazine, Volume 9 Number 1
Table of Contents

Skeptic magazine, vol 9, no 1


’Twas Brillig…
May the Schwartz Be With You
by James Randi
Seeking a New Fulcrum
Parapsychology and the Need to Believe in a New Transcendence
by David Brin
Velikovsky at Fifty
Cultures in Collision on
the Fringes of Science
by David Morrison
The New Atlantis & the Dangers of Pseudohistory
by Garret G. Fagan and Chris Hale
The Pinker Instinct
An interview with Steven Pinker
by Michael Shermer

Junior Skeptic

Did We Go to the Moon?
Analyzing the Fox Network TV show “Conspiracy theory: Did We Land on the Moon?”
by Pat Linse
The Madman of Magic
How Preconceived Ideas
Can Fool You
by Bob Friedhoffer

Cover Story
Anthropology Wars:
Who Are We?

The Shadow of Caliban
An Introduction to the Tempestuous History of Anthropology by Frank Miele
the Yąnomamö
Science as a Candle in the Darkness of the Anthropology Wars
by Michael Shermer
Requiem for a Controversy
Whatever Happened to
Margaret Mead? by Paul Shankman
Whence the “Noble Savage”
by Patrick Frank


Polls Show Paranormal Beliefs on the Rise, Evolution Belief Declines
Larry King Live, Media Integrity & Meeting the Psychic Challenge
by Brian Farha
Monkey Man Delusion Sweeps India
by Robert B. Bartholomew


Athena Stopped Time, Not God; Skeptical Tolerance; The Wise Men Were Astrologers; Sports in Black and White; Skeptical Emancipation; Diamond’s Warning; Skeptical Environmentalism
Teaching Creationism Will Just Confuse Students; ID Creationists Twisted Logic; ID Creationists Have Proven Nothing
Special Section:
Testing Mediums
Who is “pretending” — John Edward or James Randi?; Randi and the Usual Suspects; Randi Responds
For those seeking a sound scientific viewpoint


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