The NZ Skeptics Society is a non-profit body that exists to promote critical thinking
This year's joint NZ/Australian conference was held on the 20th and 21st of November, and was a great success. You can still buy a ticket and watch videos of all the talks if you missed out:Get your tickets here
Not all claims have equal value. For instance we all can believe that gravity exists without question, however we should ask for a little more evidence when an “expert” tells us that the Moa is alive and well and living in Moana!
If extraordinary claims are being made, you should demand extraordinary proof, especially if you are putting your money or your life on the line.
Many of the practices questioned by the NZ Skeptics take advantage of people at their most vulnerable – cancer patients seeking alternative cures, grief stricken bereaved seeking contact with the dead. They prey upon our trust, hopes and fears, and exploit a lack of specialist knowledge.
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