Here be dragons!

“Here be dragons” means dangerous or unexplored territories, in imitation of the medieval practice of putting dragons, sea serpents and other mythological creatures in uncharted areas of maps.

Most people fully accept paranormal and pseudoscientific claims without critique as they are promoted by the mass media. Here Be Dragons offers a toolbox for recognizing and understanding the dangers of pseudoscience, and appreciation for the reality-based benefits offered by real science. Real science is a process for proving something to have predictive ability through a process of testing.

The video below titled “Here Be Dragons” is an outstanding 40-minute video introduction to critical thinking. Watch it and see how you start to think more critically about what you believe.