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Skeptics - double standards?

http://weilerpsiblog.wordpress.com/2013/02/10/skeptics-and-left-brain-pitfalls/

Challenging read about skepticism - something for you to read and please go to the link above and copy and paste to read the whole article.
Skeptics and Left Brain Pitfall - Craig Weiler Lately, I’ve been devoting some energy and time to understanding skepticism.  There is clearly some sort of process failure going on in the minds of people who demonstrate such overwhelming resistance to psi phenomena because the behavior that they display is so completely at odds with their intelligence.  In fact, skeptics are typically very smart people, which makes their behavior all the more odd.  It’s called pseudo skepticism and there are common traits associated with it:
Denying, when only doubt has been established Double standards in the application of criticism The tendency to discredit rather than investigate Presenting insufficient evidence or proof Assuming criticism requires no burden of proof Making un…