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I don't write articles for people who read Vox or the New Yorker, I write articles for people who read microwave pizza instructions more than once but are significantly more dangerous as a group. Head Knuckle at Bullshido
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Know Your Bullshit – Magnified Minority

A magnified minority is a type of bullshit in which a group of people on the fringes of an area of expertise is gathered to disingenuously misrepresent or undermine the consensus of that field. Here's how that works.

18 Steve Koepfer

"SAMBO" Steve Kopefer is one the most notable icons of this Russian martial art in the United States but for the past several years has established himself as an authority on fighting in films and TV, working behind the scenes on some of the most exciting movies and shows to hit the screen. He shares his time and insight with us.

Know Your Bullshit: Firehosing

If you feel like it's getting harder and harder to keep up with the stream of BS, that's because it is, and that's on purpose.

Mental Weakness and the “Just World” Fallacy

If you believe the world is "just", in its very nature, you have no personal responsibility to pursue making it better.

Arguing with Idiots: a Brief Guide

People who tell you not to argue with idiots are probably idiots. Here's a handy guide on how to do it properly without being an idiot yourself.

Microaggressions and Nematodes: The Scientific Worm Community Goes Karen Over a Joke

Save your face by sitting on your palms while reading this. Scroll with your feet or something.

Here’s Why Conspiracy Theorists Won’t Follow Public Health Guidelines

The saddest thing about a conspiracy mindset is the part where imagining everyone is out to get you implies your life matters to someone else.

Scientific Proof Why You Shouldn’t Text Unsolicited Pics of your Junk, Creep-o

If the fates of the Harvey Weinsteins and Louis C.K.s of the world didn't convince you, maybe Science will.

The Captain America Covid-19 Conspiracy, Destroyed

No, a screenshot of "Steve Rogers" in Times Square in Captain America does not show evidence for a planned pandemic. Of course it doesn't. But this ding-dong who got dunked on sure thought so.

The Dunning-Kruger Dunning-Kruger Effect

If you've never even read the abstract from David Dunning and Justin Kruger's "Unskilled and Unaware of it" but still insist on referring to the Dunning-Kruger Effect to try and dunk on someone, there's a good chance you fall under its purview.

Almost 1/5th of American Kids Are Now “The Fat Kid”

80's kids will remember "Chunk" from The Goonies. Well that affable little Hawaiian-shirted, truffle shuffler is now rapidly becoming the template for...

Look at These Ignorant Dipshits

No, we're not even going to bother with a description. These people are ignorant, and they are dipshits. Here you go. Look at them:

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Know Your Bullshit – Magnified Minority

A magnified minority is a type of bullshit in which a group of people on the fringes of an area of expertise is gathered to disingenuously misrepresent or undermine the consensus of that field. Here's how that works.

18 Steve Koepfer

"SAMBO" Steve Kopefer is one the most notable icons of this Russian martial art in the United States but for the past several years has established himself as an authority on fighting in films and TV, working behind the scenes on some of the most exciting movies and shows to hit the screen. He shares his time and insight with us.

Know Your Bullshit: Firehosing

If you feel like it's getting harder and harder to keep up with the stream of BS, that's because it is, and that's on purpose.
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