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The Great Cloud Conspiracy

In the past week I’ve had a couple of visits from people who saw a link from another site to a post here. Being curious I backtracked them and found myself reading about the Great Cloud Conspiracy. Apparently when the … Continue reading

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People Who Know the Least Think They Know the Most

The Edmonton Journal has an article about an inverse correlation between how much a person knows and how much they think they know. People often suffer from an ‘illusion of knowledge,’ write the authors of a new study that finds … Continue reading

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Why Do They Say the Earth is Flat?

I think that most of the people who say the Earth is flat are trolling. Unlike T-Rex, I don’t think that all flat-earthers are trolling, just most of them. I think they do it to get noticed. I think they … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories While You Wait

The website FactCheck.org has a look at the conspiracy theories that have arisen, and have been promulgated deliberately, after the mass murder and terrorization of school children in the United States on Valentine’s Day 2018. Initially the murderer was the … Continue reading

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Death

Crispian Jago is dying. I have featured his blog, The Reason Stick, here before. One, two, three. It is self-described as: A blunt, shit-stained instrument wielded indiscriminately to bludgeon pseudoscience, superstition, blind faith and common or garden irrational bollocks. Now … Continue reading

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Really Early Onset Alzheimer Syndrome

In a previous post, I referred to some research that seemed to indicate that there is a link between having a cynical and distrustful personality and later getting Alzheimer disease. As I explained then, this does not mean that being … Continue reading

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The Spread of Ignorance

I often post on the dangers of ignorance and fallacious reasoning. You can see some examples here, here and here. Science has learned a great deal about our tendencies when it comes to how we perceive reality, and has even … Continue reading

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The Faith Pyramid – The Reason Stick

I’ve referred to The Reason Stick before, and it has hit the spot again. Believing in vile nonsense requires a bit of effort. Before you can believe in something utterly ridiculous and hateful, you need to first believe in something … Continue reading

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Project Blue Book

The United States military has declassified Project Blue Book, and converted all the files from about 10,000 cases into 129,491 searchable PDF pages. If you ever wanted to know what they were hiding about UFOs, now is your chance to … Continue reading

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Conspiracies

I don’t think I have the kind of brain that can truly appreciate the deep intricacies of this. Maybe someone can help me out? The original is here if you’d like to go have a look. I don’t know. It … Continue reading

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