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Category Archive: Science

Oct 27 2013

From Goo To You via Woo

The Huffington Post while critical of american right wing movement also plays host to some of the most amazing woo merchants in the form of Deepak Chopra, Bruce Lipton and Gregg Braden whose recent forays into the depths of pseudoscience have produced the idea of spirituality based science.This idea is a mix of religiously evocative ideology mixed in with science …

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Oct 25 2013

Evilution I – The Dawkinator

All Power to the Hypno-Dawkins Part one of today’s posts consists of wailing on the Washington Post’s very own Jordan Sekulow, Lawyer and someone who Just Does Not Get Atheism. Which is perfectly fine, not everyone gets it. It’s a choice to not get it, just like it is a choice to correct his misconceptions …

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Oct 20 2013

I Get Mail – 15 Answers for Creationists

In the past few days there has been a new drive by Creation Ministries International in conjunction with Traditional Values Coalition called “Question Evolution” with the focus of restarting the whole Creationist vs. Evolution debate. 15 Questions for Evolutionists

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Sep 06 2013

It’s Not Empowerment, It’s Quackery

Prior to the Obstetric/Gynaecological adoption of abortion, it was one of the most riskiest procedures out there. Abortions historically have had some of the worst mortality rates and were generally a practice of last resorts. We turned it into an outpatient procedure with an incredibly low mortality rate. There are different indications for abortions and …

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Jul 26 2013

Evilution

Kentucky is back on the frontlines of the Creationism push for religion in schools, with this time a variety of points raised by parents and lobby groups to encourage teaching the controversy. Mainly because Kentucky is seeing the effects of stupidifying education. Of not teaching science and teaching fantasy instead. There is no controversy with …

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Jun 16 2013

An Idiot’s Guide To – Tetanus

This is a project I wanted to do for a while. Basically? Anti-Vax vs. Vaccination is a major problem in a large part of the developing world. Quackery movements in general are meshed together. And as I always say, the best ammunition against them is education. So I figure we should discuss some common diseases. …

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May 05 2013

SSA Blogathon – Marvelous Medicine

There are often some rather impressive things in medicine. For too long medicine has stagnated in achievement mainly because the new stuff that medicine needs to achieve is “hard”. Hannah Warren is a Korean toddler. She was born with tracheal agenesis which is a rare and normally fatal birth defect. For 2½ years she lived …

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May 04 2013

Piano Black – Women in Science

It’s a subject that I feel is not talked about enough. As time goes on, women are becoming a force to reckon with in the science world. But where did it all start? And with who? Sadly, I cannot name the great number of women who contributed to science and give the individual homage they …

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Apr 25 2013

TrueU – Because Education challenges Superstition

Focus on the Family’s got a new plan. Basically? University and College is pretty poor for “faith” in dogmatic religions. There is little to no onus to keep going to a church and you are suddenly thrown into a mixing bowl of people who are nothing like the small groups you are used to and …

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Apr 23 2013

Deepak Chopra, TED and Game of Thrones

Am I the only one who wishes the SI unit for “bullshitting about science” to be measured in Deepak Chopras? Here is the thing. Simply being liberal doesn’t mean you should move away from what people consider as “big pharmacy”. Pharmacy is entrenched in “Big Business” which is benefitted by the low taxes and reduced …

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