Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Paul Kurtz, UFO Debunker, Skeptic And Secular Humanist, Dies At 86 | UFO NEWS

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Paul Kurtz

By Charles Poladian

     Paul Kurtz, a skeptic, philosopher and secular humanist as well as UFO and psychic debunker, has passed away at the age of 86.

Kurtz died at his home in Amherst, N.Y., Saturday of natural causes, reports The Associated Press. Kurtz founded the Center for Inquiry in 1991 to debunk psychics and UFOs and promote reason and scientific inquiry.

Kurtz also founded the magazines Skeptical Inquirer and Free Inquiry. He was a popular skeptic who applied scientific reasoning to supposed paranormal activity as well as the claims of homeopathic medicine, psychics, UFOs fans and various healers. . . .

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