The lack of bio-diversity in skeptics’ conventions can be explained by the simple math of demographics; not a deliberate bias or prejudice — now, put down your pitchforks and torches.
You can’t indoctrinate people into facts. Telling children there are no Smurfs, leprechauns, fairies or gods, is no indoctrination. Is being responsible
Treating Islam as a race, instead of as a religion, hinders the efforts to treat all citizens equally under the law, by way of giving Islam a special treatment, that is religious privilege.
The ‘Science’ March is helping disguise as science the many very popular anti-scientific hypotheses that have hijacked the struggle for equality.
So, when someone, anyone, says “Happy Holidays” or “All Lives Matter”, instead of getting mad, maybe you should ask yourself what is it with your pet issue that have alienated people away from your cause?
This a real, major threat to the skeptic movement. This is our actual hard target because if we don’t stand our grounds and our principles, there will be no skeptic movement left to fight pseudoscience, god-thumpers, the multiverse, the Singularity, or overmedication.