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Cabin fever is bringing out the best in the believalists. As you know, John Ridgway and I reveled, in a recent thread, in the unraveling of a ranting and raving Steven Mosher. (Good reveries, good reveries.) No précis could begin to do justice to the informatically dense skirmish between the Self and the Mosh. So, … Continue reading

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Strangling the Gorilla in the Echo Chamber of Your Mind

    Lewandowsky Cook and Ecker (who he?) have two new articles at the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. The first “Beyond Misinformation: Understanding and Coping with the ‘Post-Truth’ Era” “…explores the growing abundance of misinformation, how it influences people, and how to counter it. And outlines “a number of recommendations to … Continue reading

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The Canadian Inquisition

This story is not directly climate-related, but it illustrates the familiar authoritarian behaviour of the thought police within academia and the attempts to promote an agenda and suppress all dissenting views. You can read about the story at the BBC, CBC, the Spectator, Quillette, and many other sources. At a third-rate Canadian university near Toronto called … Continue reading