Let’s send the Geek Manifesto to every MP…

In the book, I cover the way skeptics such as Simon Perry have used an online tool called Pledgebank to aid their campaigning — in Simon’s case, against dodgy claims made by alternative medicine practitioners. The idea is that you agree to so something, if a certain number of people agree to commit to doing the same.

A few days ago, a reader of this blog called Dave Watts suggested in a comment here that every MP should be sent a copy of the Geek Manifesto. He’s now set up a Pledgebank page to enlist 649 others to join him…

It’s a great idea. I’ve signed up. Do support it!

About markgfh

Mark Henderson is Head of Communications at the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health by supporting the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities. The Geek Manifesto contains his personal views, not those of the Wellcome Trust. Before joining the Trust in January 2012, Mark was Science Editor of The Times, where he built a reputation as one of Britain's foremost science journalists and commentators. Mark's first book, 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Know, was published in 2009 by Quercus
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