Category Archives: Scientific method

Paul Driessen teams up with David Legates, great meteorologist

Doesn’t get any better.

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Here’s a futurist talking BS

So this guy, who obviously has a lot of time on his hands, thinks it will be a millennium before we crank up our scientific methodologies and attitudes to properly understand the universe.

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Sierra on lake effect snow–old story not end of the world story

Naturally the brain dead climate people are blaming Buffalo Snow on warming.

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Introducing another Harvard junk scientist, Dr. Lu

Dr. Lu thinks neonicotinoids are toxic to bees and people.

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Sierra Rayne debunks WAPO claims of warming in Missouri

Sierra takes down Phillip Bump’s claims–WAPO really is goofy.

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4012 and 1422, fine and dandy, but what congress can do is demand good science and kill the conflicts

Congress has oversight authority–but refuses to use it.  Passage of 4012 and 1422 are emblematic of their frustration with government agency junky science and policy making high handedness , but they have the authority to kick agency butt–they are just too weak and poorly prepared.

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Glen Beck is a neurotic and an easy touch for con men

Body awareness is a disease that I consider critical to hypochondria.

Glen Beck is an admitted insomniac, obvious hypochondriac, and suffers the personality disorder of an alcoholic (recovered) and histrionic narcissist.

Now that’s a damn mouthful, but there are plenty of successful people who contribute to the entertainment of others who are emotional and mental health train wrecks.

Here’s the story, delivered by someone from Slate, but I think pretty insightful.

Careful with the chiropractor/naturopath thing, it’s junky science for sure.

The brain is a great place for junk scientists–lots of mystery and opportunity for tunnel vision confirmation bias BS research .  Just like psych research that knows where it’s going before it starts and always finds the answer suggested in the hypothesis.

The people treating Beck are foisting junk and taking advantage of his goofy personality.  Beck has all kinds of mystical or mysterious ailments that don’t exist–but he is an anxious and dramatic man.

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2014/11/glenn_beck_says_he_has_adrenal_fatigue_that_s_not_a_real_medical_condition.html