But Greg Laden has a primer on how skeptics can learn “what to believe.” A skeptic should question, but one doesn’t want to become a 9/11 conspiracy theorist, a crazy anti-vaccine person, or the kind of moron who denies global warming (caution: clicking any of the three previous links could actually cause you to become dumber).  So, how does a skeptic learn enough about a scientific issue to figure out whether or not to believe something?  Again, Greg Laden has the post that will help you.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.