Related Web Sites:
Critical Thinking sites:
These sites discuss critical thinking and common errors
Critical Thinking Community
While perhaps the most widely referenced site on critical thinking,
the style of the above site is far too dry and academic for my taste.
Wikipedia entries for logical fallacies and cognitive biases:
is a site that addresses the importance of critical thinking
improving society, a very important but rarely stated motivation for
Skeptical writers are usually concerned with making
supernatural and sensational claims, while in this site I try to avoid
sides on controversial issues such as these. However skeptics
often address the problems of evaluating evidence for claims and why
believe them. I am including only this one link for now,
since this site
contains a list of other skeptical links which is far better than I
be able to provide.
Information about Urban Legends
This is a great site that checks into all kinds of
hoaxes and scams. It is fascinating reading, and is the first
check when you hear some frightening or shocking story that seems
extreme. Always check Snopes before passing on email scare
Misleading Political Arguments (Spin)
This site has information countering some of the false
and misleading statements
made by politicians and the press.
This site has information about candidates and elected
Sites linking to Responsible Thinking:
- Open Directory Project
The Open Directory Project is the largest, most
comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web.
Laraine Flemming is a textbook author and teacher. One
of her books is on
This site has lots of opportunities for mental exercise.