Monthly Archives: August 2010

Bad Argument of the Week XXV

This week, the mind-body dualism of moral philosopher Mary Midgley is under scrutiny, in an article in which she criticises unnamed, imaginary parties who treat science as an all-purpose oracle. Continue reading

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Cult Status: The Raëlians

In the second instalment of his series on cults, Dario Battisti examines the claims and practices of the Raëlians, and asks himself: “are these people for Raël?” Continue reading

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Icke Don't Want Anybody Else

This week’s cartoon from Dario… Continue reading

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Bad Argument of the Week XXIV

In which we examine the apparently straight-faced implication by journalist Zoe Williams that HIV infection is equivalent to getting a wart on your foot. Continue reading

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Dundee Suicide Bubble?

Was there ever any suicide epidemic in Dundee? And, even if there was, should the local press have made it into the front-page news that it became? Continue reading

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As Seen on Conservapedia

This week’s cartoon from Dario Battisti… Continue reading

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Bad Argument of the Week XXIII

This week, Andrew Brown makes a return to Bad Argument, for a rather confused argument against ‘materialism’ and ‘the prestige of doctors’. Continue reading

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