Self Defense Against BS

Oh You’re an INTJ? STFU – The Myers-Briggs Test is BS

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is basically astrology for slightly-less-dumb people. Nonetheless, it's probably the most popular personality assessment in the world.

This Article Proves I’m Right and You’re Wrong

After extensive research backed by longitudinal meta-analysis and careful cross-sectional population sampling, a team of academics and scientists have recently published a groundbreaking study...

The Fundamental Attribution Error of Fitness

Are you guilty of judging other people based on this type of erroneous type of thinking?

BSer’s Technique of the Week: Appeal to Common Belief

Another entry in the series on Self Defense against BS. Everyone knows Bullshido is always right.

People who think this way are more prone to believe Conspiracy Theories

...and as the saying goes, sometimes the reason is because you're stupid and make bad decisions. A recent study out of the University of Fribourg...

How to Argue Like a Badass, Not a Dumbass

Everyone hates those "One Simple Trick...!" articles. But some things really are simple. If you want to lose weight, you burn more calories than...

Ad Hominem: Attacking the Researcher Just as Effective as Discrediting the Research

Do facts upset you? Do you not like the results of Scientific research? Boy do we have great news for you! That's right, instead of...

How to Spot a BS Argument #2: Ergo Decedo

If you don't like this article, then GTFO. Just kidding, we need the ad revenue. But seriously, that's how this fallacy works... or rather, doesn't...

“Both sides are just as bad” – Why assholes make False Equivalence arguments

You're in middle school and it's been a crappy week: your parents are pissed off about you getting a B even though your siblings...

Latest articles

36 – DMT and Psychedelics Without the BS

The podcast world (especially the bro-sphere) is overrun with ridiculous misinformation and BS about DMT and psychedelics in particular. We bring on an expert in the industry to discuss what is really going on, and why no, you're not seeing interdimensional space elves you dork.

Why Cops Need to Train Better – Physical Management Techniques and Law Enforcement

Regardless of whether or not you think "All Cops Are Bastards", most cops are Bad at Grappling.

The Hard Problem of Consciousness for People Who Get Knocked Unconscious

Is the "mind" separate from the body? It certainly doesn't feel like that when you get KTFO. However...

35 We Don’t Talk About SAMBO

What is the state of the Russian martial art and sport, SAMBO, in light of the current war in Ukraine and all the associated considerations? David Dempsey comes on the show to discuss.