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...

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26 Covid Delta Update – Boosters, Kiddos, and Sheep

Dr. Jason Goldsmith (MD, PhD) and Phrost discuss the current state of the pandemic, vaccines, and the collapse of the Intellectual Dark Web.

25 The Anime Episode with Gezere

Taking things down a notch and getting back to our roots, on this episode of the pod we feature the world's toughest Otaku, black belt in half a dozen styles (including the ones that actually count), retired US Army officer, and Bullshido forums legend, "Gezere", to discuss his role in popularizing Anime in the United States, and whatever the hell else he wants to talk about.

The Time Traveler’s Guide to the Worst Timeline

Congratulations, traveler! You have managed to find your way into the worst timeline. Feel free to panic. Essay on the low-key horror of our current reality, by Steve Mix

Don’t Be the “Fallacy Guy”

Nobody is impressed that you know a few Latin phrases, dorkwad. Nor is that an "ad hominem".