Debunking the Pointless: Further adventures in the nonsense of false-flaginess
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Debunking the Pointless: Further adventures in the nonsense of false-flaginess

I would like to respond to a couple of criticisms I received about my piece on “false flag” conspiracies in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. Most of the response was positive, but a few conspiracy folks pointed out that I employed ad hominem rhetoric in my criticisms of conspiracy theorists and didn’t offer … Continue reading

Conspiracy Weary: The Boston tragedy and the fallacy of ‘false flags’
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Conspiracy Weary: The Boston tragedy and the fallacy of ‘false flags’

A jarring and nauseating twinge bubbled through my brain when I read the first inevitable torrent of tweets and Facebook posts declaring the Boston Marathon bombings a “false flag” operation perpetrated by the Shadow Government. In truth, it was a kind of cognitive dissonance, because while I wanted to feel angry at those peddling this … Continue reading

Studies and Reports Depot: Icesheets, Facebook Envy and Iraq War Deaths
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Studies and Reports Depot: Icesheets, Facebook Envy and Iraq War Deaths

One thing you’ll quickly learn about me, I’m a big fan of studies and reports. So in an effort to bore educate our readers with the latest mind-expanding research, I will be compiling from time to time studies and reports that I find interesting. Greenland’s ice sheets are just fine, thank you very much According to … Continue reading