- Anti – antivax https://antiantivax.flurf.net/ An effort to address the common myths and misinformation spouted by those who are against vaccines (anti-vaxers). The site is intended as a resource for arguing the primary points made by anti-vaxers.
- https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/ Science-Based Medicine is dedicated to evaluating medical treatments and products of interest to the public in a scientific light, and promoting the highest standards and traditions of science in health care. Online information about alternative medicine is overwhelmingly credulous and uncritical, and even mainstream media and some medical schools have bought into the hype and failed to ask the hard questions. SBM provides a much needed “alternative” perspective — the scientific perspective.
- https://en.testingtreatments.org/ Promoting critical thinking about treatment claims.
- http://whatstheharm.net/ This site is designed to make a point about the danger of not thinking critically. Namely that you can easily be injured or killed by neglecting this important skill. It is a collection of stories of over 670,000 people who have been injured or killed as a result of someone not thinking critically.
- https://www.parentingscience.com/teaching-critical-thinking.html Teaching critical thinking? You might wonder if kids will work it out for themselves. But research hints at something else, too. Perhaps the most effective way to foster critical thinking skills is to teach those skills. Explicitly. (Abrami et al 2008)
- https://www.theskepticsguide.org/ A series of podcasts by Dr Steven Novella, an academic neurologist at Yale University School of Medicine. In addition to being the host of the podcast, he is the president and co-founder of the New England Skeptical Society.
- http://skepdic.com/ The Skeptic’s Dictionary features definitions, arguments, and essays on hundreds of strange beliefs, amusing deceptions, and dangerous delusions. It also features dozens of entries on logical fallacies, cognitive biases, perception, science, and philosophy. Compiled by the late Robert T Carroll. Also posted are over 20 years of reader comments. Highly recommended.
- Rationalist Society of Australia https://www.rationalist.com.au/
- The Debunking Handbook 2020 https://sks.to/db2020 (in various languages) has the latest methods for combating misinformation and handbook co-author Ullrich Ecker’s website also has some interesting links https://www.emc-lab.org/
Link to Australian Skeptics website https://www.skeptics.com.au/
Talking to ‘believers’ (conspiracies, religion, etc.) See this material from a recent presentation at Perth Atheists Meetup SE Questionnaire – Text SEpresentationv2 The Complete Street Epistemology Guide 1st Ed SE Flowchart v5