Friday, 12 October 2007

The Woo Handbook

I've mentioned before how much I enjoy Skeptico's blogg. Well he's got another great entry called "The Woo Handbook" which is basically a guide for "Woo's" to help them deal with skeptics. If you've listened or read any defense of "alternative" anything you'll find them very familiar. Heres a small extract.

  1. Start by telling skeptics you want to “educate them on the facts”. This puts them on the defensive (see next point below) and makes it seem like you’re the knowledgeable one with facts on your side, even though what you’re about to tell them is mostly made up.