Loss of a Culture of Debate and Logical Thinking and its Consequences for Society
I'll venture to tell of my modest experience of debates with my opponents in philosophical
outlook —in person, by correspondence, and in the mass media. More exactly attempts at
debate, for in most cases I've been faced with a truly oppressive lack of an elementary
culture of debate. (P. Trevogin)
Read how the St. Petersburg branch of the RGO filed a lawsuit to prevent the
city government from issuing licenses to practicioners of folk medicine in
contravention of Russian law. The Russian
humanists enlisted the support of Russian Nobel laureates in their campaign
to get the city government to respect scientific knowledge and Russian law.
Be Healthy - If You Want To
"A belief in miracles is the motivating force of any fraud, be it a financial
pyramid or a swindler's office. Citizens, decide for yourselves what you'll
finance - either strange miracles or your own health. You won't get both".
Yevgeny Zubarev unmasks swindlers
disguising themselves as scientists.
Science and the Mass Media: Is Mutual Understanding Possible?
The review is what the journalists said during a master class on
"Science in the Mass Media Today. The
Experience of Russian and British Journalism" within the framework of the "Science
Week in St. Petersburg" (4-5 April 2003).
Pseudoscience. How Does It Threaten Science and the Public?
Report by Academician E.P. Kruglyakov
at a RAN Presidium meeting of 27 May 2003.
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