Tag Archives: pseudoscience

Dangerous Words

Okay, so the CDC has clarified things; these words are not banned per se, but the agency does have to be careful about which words can and cannot be used in their reports. Because the wrong words mean the Grand … Continue reading

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Fifteen Reasons Why

I found this months ago and I’ve just now gotten around to taking it head on: called 15 Reasons People Are Hating On Anti-Vaxxers, this fetid pile of an article on BabyGaga–yes, that is actually the website’s fucking name!–will make your … Continue reading

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The Uncertain Journey

This is one of those things I don’t like to think about, but here it is: from PZ Meyers I’d feel schadenfreude, except that it’s such a damn sad waste. The gist of the article? Those that try and treat … Continue reading

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Nature Is Not A Mother

I found this little gem while on Patheos a while ago and it was in the pagan section of their religious blogs: Are Hurricanes and Wildfires Persons? Respect the Power of Nature. Clunky title, I’ll be the first to admit … Continue reading

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Minding the Gap

Last night, I called my mother, so I could work on getting a copy of my birth certificate. Now, I did have one of my own but due to circumstances beyond my control, I lost it. Yes, it irritated the … Continue reading

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When Helping Doesn’t Actually Help

As you know, I’m dealing with some pretty severe breast issues.  If you don’t know, or are a newer reader to this particular blog, I’ll sum it up: I have BRCA. To put it gently, my risk of developing breast … Continue reading

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Please Tell Me You’re Trolling

According to Shaq, Planet Dirt is flat. I’m not kidding: It’s true. The Earth is flat. The Earth is flat. Yeah, it is. Yes, it is. Listen, there are three ways to manipulate the mind — what you read, what you … Continue reading

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