Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #skeptics

Most recents (2)

Intro)@skepchicks @rebeccawatson has pushed unethical mis-info regarding pediatric transition for gender dysphoric minors. She's another ex of the lazy/ideological way many #atheists/#skeptics approach trans issues. Facts to follow in this vid/thread #lgbt
1)Pediatric transition causes sterilization, serious bone injuries (as recorded at Karolinska), & likely reduces IQ & prevents pre-gay kids from desisting. Every male child blocked in tanner 2 is permanently non-orgasmic, as Marci Bowers from WPATH admits.
2)She indicates medicalization in early tweens is rare. They are giving puberty blockers (PBs) at 9-12, HRT at 13, & Dr J. Olson is willing to give T at 8. Mastectomies at 13 & vaginoplasties at 16 are happening. Reducing, even erasing age of consent is a trans activist goal.
Read 18 tweets
1 Excellent article by @MitchHorowitz on paranormal claims, the late James Randi, his educational foundation (JREF), his unwinnable $1 million prize & Skeptics vs. Debunkers.

"In the pioneering days of scholarly psychical research in the United States, roughly between the 1930s
2 "and 1960s, Duke University housed a highly regarded center for the study of #ESP, founded by researchers J.B. and Louisa Rhine. Yet today the Rhine Research Center functions off-campus as a nonprofit organization and, while individual researchers and a handful of ​university
3 "labs soldier on, many college textbooks brand ESP research a pseudoscience, often citing Randi's work as the source of that opinion, so the topic is shunned by most academics & journalists who cover them.

"As a historian and writer on #metaphysical topics, I have spent time
Read 7 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!