Foreign Astroturfing for BREXIT Leave on Twitter

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Your are perhaps familiar with the term “grassroots“. In a political context this is bottom up – it is collective action from the local level to effect change at the local, regional, national, or international level. Astroturfing is where malicious forces promote propaganda that is designed to look and feel like a grassroots movement, but … Read moreForeign Astroturfing for BREXIT Leave on Twitter

Conspiracy Facts – can you spot fake vs real?

The Skeptics Guide to the Universe is a long running and highly popular podcast that has weekly show since 2005. One regular item they have is called “Science or Fiction”. This is where the host, Steven Novella, presents his panel of skeptics with three items, and they have to see if they can spot which … Read moreConspiracy Facts – can you spot fake vs real?

Is Any Psychic a Speaker for the Dead?

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When it comes to getting a message via a psychic, it is worth understanding that after many multiple decades of “research” the specific quantity of credible evidence that verifies that anything supernatural is going on is exactly zero. You have basically two types of practitioners … fraudsters who are leveraging grief to enrich themselves the … Read moreIs Any Psychic a Speaker for the Dead?

Is a Naturopath a medically trained doctor?

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In many department stores you will find young ladies within the cosmetics section wearing white lab coats. It is designed to craft the illusion of authority and so instil your confidence in what they are selling. They don’t claim to be either a scientist or a doctor and so the illusion is all in the … Read moreIs a Naturopath a medically trained doctor?