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Tag Archive: Skeptic

Jul 28 2013

Risky Business

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“Avi! Why do you dislike missionaries?”

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Jul 19 2013

It’s Not Real

Sometimes you come across something so spectacularly daft from a religious person that you cannot believe if it’s a real argument or a joke. Magic is the usage of science to fool the eye into thinking the impossible has occurred. You cannot saw a real lady in half. You cannot catch bullets with your teeth. …

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Jun 17 2013

Tetanus? Schmetanus!!!

Part of the anti-vaccine movement’s strength is that the majority of diseases we vaccinate for are thankfully rare these days. So it’s easy for them to say “Oh! That thing? Yeah it’s harmless! Proper diet and cleanliness is what you need! Not those doctors and their knives! Bloody scaremongerers! Don’t you know they are rich! …

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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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Jun 05 2013

Ghostbuster

Ghostbusting has always been a big business. Let’s define it for a second. In this context I refer to the notion that people believe in intelligent beings that are not human or were human that either possess other humans or interfere in the way we live in some way. There has been a proliferation of …

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Jun 04 2013

Fear of the Crab

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Apr 28 2013

How to Scaremonger

The difference between anti-vax and vax is just which side we are scared off. 

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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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Apr 17 2013

Vulture Brigade

There is a tendency among a lot of people who cannot understand a tragedy to utilise it to strengthen their delusional world view. The Boston Marathon Attack has had these “fine” outstanding individuals come boiling out of the woodwork. They cannot accept any such attack without a nefarious plot (well more nefarious than kill random …

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