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Astrology, Skeptics, And The Tolstoy Effect

posted by Matthew Currie

“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof.” -Carl Sagan “I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them […]

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Dear io9.com: Astrology Skeptics Get It Wrong, Again

posted by Matthew Currie

An Open Letter To George Dvorsky, io9.com: Hi George. First of all, I wanted to thank you for your highly enjoyable work for io9.com writing your bit called “The Daily Explainer.” I’m a fan of your work, and you explain […]

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Dear Skeptic, Part Three: The Matthew Currie Astrological Foundation Ten Dollar Challenge!

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE, Part Two is HERE. Please read both carefully before you settle on what name you’d like to call me, because that’s what a scientist would do.) I’ve had a lot of responses to my two-part series, […]

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Dear Skeptic, Part Two: Please Curb Your Dogma

posted by Matthew Currie

(Part One is HERE) Last time, I voiced some objections to the James Randi Educational Foundation’s booklet “Astrology: Superstition Or Science?” For those of you who have an appetite for extensive detail, here are my notes on it. If you […]

Dear Skeptic: An Open Letter To The James Randi Educational Foundation

posted by Matthew Currie

Dear JREF: I really love some of the work that professional skeptics like you do. Your take-down of phony faith healer Peter Popoff was an absolute classic. There’s no question that there is good money to be made in fleecing […]

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Could An Astrologer Have Saved Prince?
I wrote about Prince yesterday, and like many of you I was saddened and surprised by his death. The blog entry itself was pretty light on astrological detail because of that, but if you want to have a look at it, here it is. For those of you who ...

posted 12:06:54am Apr. 23, 2016 | read full post »

Are We Gonna Let The Elevator Bring Us Down? Oh No, Let's Go!
Prince is dead. *** Dearly beloved: We are gathered here today to get through this thing called "life." Electric word, "life." It means forever and ...

posted 11:43:14pm Apr. 21, 2016 | read full post »

Villains Of The Zodiac: Pisces
(Part of a twelve part series. Click HERE to collect 'em all!) The Sign: Pisces, the Fish The Villain: Freddy Krueger, A Nightmare On Elm ...

posted 10:06:20pm Apr. 20, 2016 | read full post »

Villains Of The Zodiac: Aquarius
(Part of a twelve part series. Click HERE to collect 'em all!) The Sign: Aquarius, the Water Bearer The Villain: The Pod People, Invasion Of The ...

posted 9:41:03pm Apr. 20, 2016 | read full post »

Villains Of The Zodiac: Capricorn
(Part of a twelve part series. Click HERE to collect 'em all!) The Sign: Capricorn, the Goat The Villain: Gustavo "Gus" Fring, Breaking Bad Known For: ...

posted 3:00:30am Apr. 20, 2016 | read full post »

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