Tag Archives: pseudoscience

when experts go bad

When advocates of certain ideas call for censorship, for violence, when they do not release data, marginalized their opponents, engage in red herrings, or subject their opponents to ad hominem attacks, refuse to engage in debates or bets, these are tell take signs that they are intellectual fascists. Their work should be instantly suspect, and the burden of proof should be theirs. Continue reading

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channel your inner Szasz

The basic premise is that there are large incentives for doctors and psychologists to label things as diseases, although there is a surprising lack of clinical evidence that can test for these diseases. Continue reading

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