I’m a little late in posting this here, but the lovely, the talented, the splendidly ductile, Heidi Anderson has seen fit to repost “The Skeptical Boys Club” at is a thought provoking site that “. . .is a place to discuss, promote, encourage, and celebrate women in science, skepticism, and critical thinking.” It’s in my RSS reader. It should be in yours. And, I am tremendously honored to have “The Skeptical Boys Club” featured there.

Even if you have already read “The Skeptical Boys Club” here at The Finch and Pea or at Science 2.0, you should visit to see how the discussion developed there. After all, the point of writing “The Skeptical Boys Club” was to incite discussion and maybe even a little bit of action. Just a very little bit. Let’s not get greedy.

Solutions to “The Skeptical Boys Club”

You may have noticed that I provide no solutions to the problem[1] of the under-representation in either my hacky attempt to quantify said problem or my personal response to the experience of investigation. There is a good reason for this. I do not have any. I don’t do PR. I’m not a psychologist, a sociologist, or any other “-ologist” that might have expertise on such things. I’m also not a woman, although I have had rugby opponents imply as much in inexcusably sexist and misogynistic tones. Basically, I have as much confidence that I have something constructive to contribute to the proposal and evaluation of solutions as I do to solving the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Continue reading “Solutions to “The Skeptical Boys Club””

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