Fund for Science Literacy: Because Skepticism Is Essential in a Democratic Society. (the Skeptics Society)
The false hopes, unrealistic expectations, and irrational fears created by the public's growing belief in pseudoscience and the paranormal chip away at the soundness of our social order. The attraction of belief systems that provide easy answers to complicated realities waste effort and divert valuable resource that could be directed toward solving society's problems.
Over the last ten years, the members of the Skeptics Society and its team of researchers, writers and media represenatives have become an effective lobby against irrationalism. Show your support by giving generously to the Skeptics Society Fund for Science Literacy.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM TEN YEARS OF PROMOTING SCIENCE LITERACY
* We have a national television series on the Fox Family Channel called EXPLORING THE UNKNOWN, co-hosted by Skeptics Society Director Michael Shermer and airing Thursdays at 10:00pm.
* We have made over 1,200 media appearances presenting the rational viewpoint on shows such as Oprah, 20/20, Dateline, Larry King Live, Charlie Rose, Politically Incorrect, Tom Snyder, Phil Donahue, Unsolved Mysteries, Leeza, A&E, TLC, History, Discovery; PBS.
* In 1997 we launched our wildly popular JR. …