Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 30 2012

An Offer You Cannot Refuse

I found myself asking the question. Why disprove anti-vax nonsense? Well it’s because anti-vax are horrible luddites who aggressively campaign. You cannot get into a discussion with them without either them calling you something like “sheep” or them failing basic biology. Debate does not solve the problem because science doesn’t function by debate. I could …

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Jun 23 2012

Age of Kali – Deadly Woo

Well, it’s nearly the start of the monsoon and the ugly spectre of mosquito borne disease raises it’s head in India. So naturally the Government has decided to lend a helping hand. We know that homeopathic pills do not function. They are effectively nanodoses of things based on the notion that water has a mystical …

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Jun 10 2012

Why Aren’t You Married Yet

Tracy McMillan and the Huffington Post have surprised me by printing a selection of absolute anti-female drivel regarding marriage. Normally Huffington’s leftist stuff is harmless, if a tad fascinated with woo, but this is pure anti-female that is on par with “Math Class is Tough” Barbie. This two-part series is insulting, in equal parts, to …

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Jun 06 2012

Pink Ribbons and Sexuality

I never thought I would say this twice but… I disagree with Taslima Nasrin on the idea that Breast Cancer is sexualised and that this somehow detracts from the reality or the treatment of breast cancer. I do agree with her. If we could sexualise Testicular Cancer or Prostatic Cancer we would have a much …

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Jun 04 2012

Clearly a Figment of your Imagination

You guys should not eat so much cheese. Ralph Barker’s argument is stupid. It assumes atheism is a categorical statement against the known truth rather than a statement that there is “probably no god since there is no evidence and that following a religious faith is a pointless waste of time, resources and intelligence”. Ralph …

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