This is a bit old hat, but this post by Massimo Pigliucci on James “The Amazing” Randi and his not-so-sensible post on Anthropogenic Climate Change is worth reading. The comments thread especially.
About Matthew Dentith
Author of "The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories" (Palgrave Macmillan), Matthew Dentith wrote his PhD on epistemic issues surrounding belief in conspiracy theories. He is a frequent media commentator on the weird and the wonderful, both locally and internationally. On occasion he can be caught dreaming about wax lions but, mostly, it is rumoured he works for elements of the New World Order.All posts by Matthew