Deepak Chopra and Ayurvedic Healing

I woke up to woo in my email this morning. Well intentioned woo, but woo nonetheless. I am coming to appreciate the view others take, when it comes to woo, even though I don't agree with it. When it comes to Deepak Chopra, there isn't much I do agree with. He has embraced a radical view that claims quantum mechanics is behind everything. I guess that's where we part ways. I accept that quantum mechanics describes the interactions of particles in the atomic realm very very accurately. However, Read more [...]

Welcome to the World of QC Skeptics!

Yes, Virginia, the Quad Cities are filled with skeptics! We have a growing Facebook presence, and frequent meet-ups. Please join us online, in person and consider blogging on a topic that's near and dear to your heart! (Unless you're one of those heartless, baby-eating skeptics, like Ricky Gervais. In which case we might also ask you to be an admin.) Remember: Healthy skepticism is a good thing, especially when dealing with those who make extraordinary claims, without extraordinary evidence to Read more [...]