Monthly Archives: June 2010

Bad Argument of the Week XVI

Glenn Danzig is a man who “does not suffer fools gladly”.
Glenn Danzig is a man who believes in werewolves, homeopathy, occult lore, and baseless conspiracy theories.

Ergo, what Glenn Danzig must detest most is the company of himself. Continue reading

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Perpetual Poetry in Motion

Our resident New Age values proponent and spiritual thinker, Boris Cockpop, puts forward a daring proposal to run the entire planet on a limitless energy source which has been the passion of perpetual motion machine designers for centuries. Continue reading

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A Bit of a Turn Off

“Please turn of all electronic devices during take-off and landing.”

But will using your mobile phone or MP3 player really send you and your travelling companions to a violent and fiery death? Continue reading

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Aye, Robot

This week’s cartoon from Dario… Continue reading

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Dorries and Tredinnick Elected to Health Select Committee

One of them is an inept dullard who will happily manipulate real evidence to support her personal prejudices, the other is a rambling crazy-man who will believe quite literally anything, unless it is true.
The main characters from a Chris Morris mockumentary?

No. It’s the new members of parliament’s Select Committee on Health. Continue reading

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Critical of Thinking: Stop Jabbing My Brain!

We welcome to the fold one of the co-conspirators behind the upcoming SitP Wales: Dean Burnett.

We very much hope to convince him to become a weekly (or at least semi-regular) contributor… Continue reading

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Bad Argument of the Week XV

We’re late, we’re late, for a very important Bad Argument award: the winner of which this week is Naomi Klein of the Guardian, for her casting aspersions on scientific inquiry in reference to the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Continue reading

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