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17 August 2015

Good Read in Sci Am about the Political Psychology behind Political Correctness

I normally would not take the time to just link to an article on Sci. American, but two reasons. One it’s fascinating psychology, and 2. Someone told facebook that this article in Sci-AM should be blocked- and they did! I figured away around it and sent FB a message as well. This is actually a new tactic used by folks that do not like something, they label it as porn …


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27 March 2013

How not to prove you’re not wearing a tin foil hat.

  Do those who think climate science is a giant hoax or a conspiracy, also tend to have other conspiratorial type beliefs? A paper written back in 2010 attempted to answer that question: (Lewandowsky, S., Oberauer, K., and Gignac, G. E. in press). NASA faked the moon landing–therefore (climate) science is a hoax: an anatomy of the motivated rejection of science. Psychol. Sci. doi:10.1177/0956797612457686). The paper did indeed discover such a connection …


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