The ethical skeptic: Why you should care what others believe; D.J. Grothe

D.J. Grothe explores the history of the organized skeptics movement, explaining the mission of the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF), dedicated to advancement of scientific and critical thinking about paranormal beliefs (psychics, UFOs, astrology and spiritualism). He will talk about how JREF advances its mission, including its Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge, the internationally-popular Amazing Meetings, and the new “JREF in the Classroom” program. He will explore the Ethical Humanist foundations of JREF’s mission, and how skeptics can work with humanists to advance common values.