Critical Thinking


Professor Edzard Ernst
Professor Edzard Ernst has a new book coming out that he has co-authored with Dr Kevin Smith, of Abertay University in Dundee entitled “More Harm Than Good?”  (The link to a pre-order for it is here on Amazon, it comes out on 18th Feb). So this happened … speaking ahead of […]

Professor Edzard Ernst at war with Prince Charles over homeopathy


alternative medicine cancer cure
The Good Thinking Society has posted up a list that reviews for a lot of Alternative Medicine treatments that are claimed as cures for Cancer … Good Thinking are extremely concerned about fundraising appeals designed to raise money for seriously ill people to receive alternative therapies that are not considered […]

Treating Cancer – snake oil does not actually work






fact checkers
There are various well-established and well-known fact checkers that many rely upon, for example PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, or the Washington Post’s Fact Checker. However, one has to wonder if anybody independently fact-checks the fact checkers. I was curious about this and so looked into it to see if anybody had seriously researched it. […]

Fact checking the fact checkers