The skeptics’ guide to the universe
Dr. Steven Novella
Spock lied to me.
And it wasn’t just Spock (well, actually Leonard Nimoy as the host of the popular but dubious TV show In Search of…) who lied but the media, journalists, corporations, politicians, salespeople, and just about every adult and authority figure in my life. Some were deliberately lying, while others were fudging the truth for what they thought was a good purpose. Most, however, were simply mistaken, misinformed, or self-deluded and were spreading what they assumed was the truth but were just the lies others had