Michael Shermer

Michael Shermer is the publisher of Skeptic magazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. He is the author of The Moral Arc, The Believing Brain, Why Darwin Matters, and Why People Believe Weird Things. His next book is Heavens on Earth: The Quest for Immortality and Perfectibility.

It’s Complicated

Unraveling the mystery of why people act as they do

by Michael Shermer | Monday, June 05, 2017

More Than Human

The dawn of a technologically enhanced super-species is upon us

by Michael Shermer | Monday, March 06, 2017

Getting Better All the Time

Although you wouldn't know it by watching the local news, humankind is becoming ever more civilized

by Michael Shermer | Thursday, August 25, 2011