I like what he says right from the start:
No, not why I'm not skeptical, or critical-minded, because those traits are essential in science. Rather, I don't consider myself a "skeptic," as in a card-carrying member of a skeptical society, because most (not all) of the people I know who belong to such societies are loud, arrogant, angry, and cynical. I prefer to spend time with people who are quiet, humble, calm and hopeful.
Radin’s article is about ESP research, not UFOs, Bigfoot or Marian Apparitions (my top three Fortean puzzles of the moment) but it doesn't matter if he’s talking about ESP, UFOs, etc. his point is well made.