We are awash with people who reject facts and embrace myths … Creationism Rejection of the scientific consensus that humans are the cause of climate change The assertion that 9/11 was an inside job The claim that vaccines cause autism etc… We are wholly familiar with much of this. This is because the realisation that … Read moreWhy do so many people ignore facts?
Yes, I’ve been banging on about the Daily Mail a bit, or to be a tad more precise, I have the two following posts … I posted here about the David Rose Climate Denial article that is so very wrong with its claim that NOAA fudged data … Daily Mail Fails again – Climate Change hatchet job … Read moreOne more Daily Mail update
There is an article in the UK’s Guardian that reports that Wikipedia has banned the Daily Mail because it is an un-reliable source … Wikipedia bans Daily Mail as ‘unreliable’ source Online encyclopaedia editors rule out publisher as a reference citing ‘reputation for poor fact checking and sensationalism’ Wikipedia editors have voted to ban the Daily … Read moreHas Wikipedia really banned Daily Mail as ‘unreliable’ source?
I’ve seen a claim pop up that asserts that a new law just passed in California has legalised Child Prostitution. The Claim Here for example is what the (Mad Hatters) Tea Party website is claiming … (No link, I’m not giving them traffic. If you want to verify it, just google “California Democrats Legalize Child Prostitution”) … Read moreHas California actually legalised Child Prostitution?