Critical Thinking


science denial
A new paper has been published within the Personality and Social Psychology bulletin entitled  … Not All Skepticism Is Equal: Exploring the Ideological Antecedents of Science Acceptance and Rejection We report three studies—including an analysis of large-scale survey data—in which we systematically investigate the ideological antecedents of general faith in […]

Exploring Science Denial – New study published


daily caller
Recently a right-wing Facebook “friend” shared an article from the Daily Caller that claimed that Satellite data showed no acceleration in warming for the past 23 years. Apart from the rather obvious “How did this guy get on my FB friends list?” question, I do actually find it fascinating to […]

Drinking the Alt-Right Cool aid: Climate Science Daily Caller article


climate change denial
A new scientific study published a few days ago within a reputable peer-reviewed journal by some leading Climate Science scientists has generated rather a lot of heat within the climate denial community. Entitled “Internet Blogs, Polar Bears, and Climate-Change Denial by Proxy” and published within BioScience, it examines the reporting […]

Polar Bears and Sea Ice – Science vs Fiction





Canadian Braden Matejka narrowly escaped death in the Las Vegas shooting, and so his story along with many others became international news. Here he is briefly telling his story on CBC … He had a very very lucky escape and narrowly missed death by millimetres. Essentially the bullet grazed his skull. […]

Las Vegas victim threatened by conspiracy theorists