Monthly Archives: December 2010

Opportunity Quacks

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Bad Argument of the Week XXXIX

The first casualty in the War of Christmas is the truth, and The Daily Telegraph’s Peter Oborne is the latest recruit to bombard revellers with nonsensical festive claims. Continue reading

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Planet of the Gender Stereotypes

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Bad Argument of the Week XXXVIII

This week, another belated Bad Argument prize is awarded to the popular polemicist Michael Moore, for his tendency of relying on crude sensationalism to make his case– this time, while discussing the contentious subject of Wikileaks and the ongoing furore surrounding Julian Assange. Continue reading

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FakeID – Godcasting with Prof Paul Braterman and Glasgow Skeptics

Ian Scott from Glasgow Skeptics and Professor Paul Braterman from the British Centre for Science Education meet with the 21st floor to discuss the intelligent design movement. Continue reading

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From DNA to JSA

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A Peerless View

The latest mewlings from the climate change “skeptics” include the charge that peer review is inherently flawed and a means of perpetuating academic censorship. Is there a case to answer? Continue reading

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Bad Argument of the Week XXXVII

Are you ready for unshakeable proof of reincarnation? Prepare to let go of your once avowed scepticism, as Les Ogilvie regales us with a case which provides undeniable evidence of this hastily dismissed phenomenon. Continue reading

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Icke Can't Fight This Feeling Anymore

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Coalition Of The Ill-Advised

The coalition government has put forward a bill which includes an amendment to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, which would remove the requirement to have at least six scientists as members. Dario Battisti gives an overview of the UK’s continuing rejection of scientific evidence in deciding drug policy matters. Continue reading

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