Critical Thinking



Peter Boghossian and James Lindsay have managed to successfully pull off a wonderful Sokal like hoax. They have now written up what they did within a Skeptic magazine article … The androcentric scientific and meta-scientific evidence that the penis is the male reproductive organ is considered overwhelming and largely uncontroversial. That’s […]

Hoax Alert: The Conceptual Penis as a social Construct


Getting into somebody’s face and telling them that they are being a F***ing idiot and that they are doing/believing something very stupid is highly effective. This consistently works every time, they always step back and comment, “Yep, you are right“, and then immediately change their position. You have seen that […]

How not to communicate … even if you are right?



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And this week’s Darwin award for doing something so catastrophically stupid that you end up dying before you can breed and thus enrich the gene pool is … Zimbabwe Pastor trying to walk on water at the Crocodile River gets eaten by 3 crocodiles  A pastor from a local church in […]

Claim: Pastor trying to walk on water at the Crocodile River gets eaten by 3 ...


There is a new study that takes a rather serious look into the idea that you can psychologically inoculate people. Well yes, with my tongue firmly placed in my cheek I believe the term we use to describe that is the word “Education”. OK, so putting the teasing to one […]

Can you vaccinate against “Alternative Facts”?