• (adj): Denying or questioning the tenets of especially a religion.
    Example: "A skeptical approach to the nature of miracles"
    Synonyms: disbelieving, sceptical, unbelieving
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Some articles on skeptical:

Joe Nickell
... Joe Nickell (born December 1, 1944) is a prominent skeptical investigator of the paranormal ... Nickell is Senior Research Fellow for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI) and writes regularly for their journal, the Skeptical Inquirer ...
Massimo Polidoro - CICAP and CSI
... he became a member of the European Council of Skeptical Organisations (ECSO), and was nominated as a research fellow of CSICOP, the Committee for the Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (now ... Gardner left his regular column "Notes from a Fringe Watcher" in The Skeptical Inquirer, the magazine of CSICOP, Polidoro was asked to take over, and the column was retitled "Notes on a ...
Skeptic (disambiguation)
... Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, a non-profit organization to encourage the investigation of paranormal and fringe-science ... Skeptical Inquirer, magazine published by the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry ...
Barry Beyerstein - Personal Life
... what we do and the significance it has for them.” He called the skeptical movement a “watchdog” and used the phrase, “a sort of Consumer Reports ... interview with James Underdown, Barry's daughter Lindsay talks about her life growing up in the skeptical movement ... ""I was always involved with my Dad in skeptical meetings.. ...
Mothman - Explanations - Skeptical
... Folklorist Jan Harold Brunvand notes that Mothman has been widely covered in the popular press, some claiming sightings connected with UFOs, and others claiming that a military storage site was Mothman's "home" ... Brunvand notes that recountings of the 1966-67 Mothman reports usually state that at least 100 people saw Mothman with many more "afraid to report their sightings", but observed that written sources for such stories consisted of children's books or sensationalized or undocumented accounts that fail to quote identifiable persons ...

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