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Remembering James Randi – Greatest Hits

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Remembering the legend that was "The Amazing" Randi and his life's work debunking supernatural con artists and frauds.

Failure is Part of the Process

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How mixed martial arts can teach us to correct the problems in our decision making and thought processes.

Know Your Bullshit – Magnified Minority

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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.

Know Your Bullshit: Firehosing

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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.

Your No-BS Guide to the First 2020 Presidential Debate

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The first Presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle was an unsalvageable mess that managed to completely devalue the words “presidential” and “debate” at the same time.

Why Your Social Media Groups are Making You Dumber

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Social media covers up the fact that half of us are not nearly so bright as the other half and very few of us are as smart as we think we are.

Fighting is Easy, Winning is Hard – The Same Goes for Arguing

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Why internet arguments almost always become puerile shouting matches that solve nothing and are as satisfying as trying to eat a bowl of steam.

Crawl Out of Your Cave

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If we’re going to make it as a species we need to devote time to more than staring at our own navels and the little boxes we hold in front of them.

Anatomy of a Catastrophe

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There are a lot of opinions floating around about Kyle Rittenhouse and his actions. Normally when we have an emotionally charged series of events like those surrounding young Mister Rittenhouse, the first and most immediate of these opinions can be quickly parsed into a few easy categories.