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There is Only One Way

It’s always important to find common ground and assure it’s stability or that it alters according to the environment one currently inhabits with other similar organisms e.g. 443 more words

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Food Babe: Laughing All the Way to the Bank (Part 1)

It’s no secret that Vani Hari (the “Food Babe”) makes money from pushing certain products on her web site.  Also common knowledge is the fact she uses scare tactics to frighten people away from safe and nutritious products in order to drive them toward those from which she’ll earn sales commissions. 850 more words

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Backing Into Bad Ideas

Psychologists have long reported we do not arrive at certain kinds of beliefs for the persuasive, reasonable reasons we use to defend them. We come to accept our religion and often our politics, for example, based on our upbringing and personal experience, and we then back our way into these beliefs by making selective observations in their favor. 1,109 more words

Atheism

An Open Letter to the Food Babe: A Response to the Response to the Criticisms of the Attacks on Food Science

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”
– Not Mahatma Gandhi

Ahhh, Food Babe. Where do I even begin? 2,119 more words

Food Babe

Debunking the Synthetic Insulin Myth (Part I)

You would think someone with “MD” after her name would know better than to fall for quack medical articles.  Still, I could forgive Kelly Brogan, “Holistic Psychiatrist”, for her mistake in linking “Insulin Can Kill Diabetics; Natural Substances Heal Them”1 on her Facebook page,2 if only she had apologized for her mistake when it was pointed out to her. 807 more words

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The WORST kind of scientist!

The wonderful subject of SPACE TRAVEL reared it’s astronomical head today, and a friend of mine – a scientist- exclaimed that she believed the moon-landing was a hoax; propaganda orchestrated by the United States government to win the space-race and silence the Soviet machine. 605 more words

Skepticism

Crime and Punishment in the 21st Century

“To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace”
-Malcolm X

It’s easy to laugh at Ray Comfort. He has a funny accent and says really dumb things. 716 more words

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