Monthly Archives: September 2014

It’s Chemtrail Protest Weekend!

Apparently this weekend is the weekend to march against chemtrails. If don’t all act now, our skies will end up looking like this. I know chemicals when I see them, and those are definitely chemicals.

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Fallacy of the Day: Argument from Authority

The argument from authority is the fallacy of appealing to some prominent person’s popularity or status rather than providing an actual argument for a conclusion. Like almost all fallacies, it is related to a legitimate form of reasoning. And this … Continue reading

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Denialism and Skepticism

In discussions of scientific research, it is common (especially on the internet) for labels like “denialism” and “alarmism” to be thrown around. It is also common for people on the anti-scientific-consensus side to claim that the label “denier” is simply … Continue reading

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The Loch Ness Monster Leaves Scotland

It looks like the Loch Ness Monster has moved south to England. To her credit, the photographer isn’t claiming that it’s a monster. The story is that it was an automated camera that got the shot. If we can rule … Continue reading

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