All Posts in Category "Logic and Fallacies"

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Ontario’s Wi-Fi Phobia

17 August 2010 by Steve Thoms

*update: 08/26, 20:15 EST* Unbeknownst to me when I wrote this, a part 2 to this post would later need to be made.  The linkages in this story go pretty deep.  Click here for the new post. Despite my old stomping grounds AND my old University being directly involved, I was going to steer clear […]

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Posted in Cognition, Health, Health Policy, Logic and Fallacies, Ontario, Skepticism23 Comments

Common Sense: A Manifesto

Common Sense: A Manifesto

24 June 2010 by Erik Davis

Recently, I filed a post about food allergies in the schoolyard, which was driven by catching myself in several common logical fallacies. You see, before writing the article, I had a general sense that school policies designed to protect allergic kids from peanut exposure were getting out of hand. After all, back when I was […]

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Posted in Cognition, Critical Thinking, History, Logic and Fallacies, Probability and Statistics, Science, Skepticism12 Comments

Homeopathy’s Greatest Hits

Homeopathy’s Greatest Hits

12 April 2010 by Kennedy Goodkey

Happy World Homeopathy Awareness Week (WHAW) everyone! Homeopaths are once again holding a massive, week-long publicity campaign to raise awareness for their practice. So, many Skeptic North contributors and skeptical activists have also committed to raising awareness of homeopathy. I’m not going to get into the details of homeopathy, rather I am going to give […]

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Posted in Alternative Medicine, Health, Logic and Fallacies, Medical Conditions, SkepticismComments Off

Where are the adults with autism?

10 February 2010 by Kim Hebert

One question that crops up during discussions of autism prevalence is “If autism isn’t on the rise, then why aren’t there more adults with autism? Where are all of the autistic adults?” There are plenty of adults with autism, but I think these are some of a few reasons for this question.

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