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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32 Omicron and the End of the Covid Pandemic

The Omicron variant is all the rage in viruses, and Dr. Jason Goldsmith, Immunologist (MD, PhD), comes on the show to provide his genuinely...

Episode 31 – DUIs are BS

Drunk and intoxicated drivers are a risk to the public. But as attorney and Constitutional scholar, Derek Debus comes on the show to explain, the system for arresting and prosecuting DUIs is flawed at every level, creating incentives for bad police practices, and criminals out of innocent people.

Belief in Astrology Predicted by Narcissism and Lower Intelligence

Narcissism and a lack of intelligence predicts one's belief in Astrology. Who'd have guessed? (Not the horoscope section, that's for sure.)

30 Kyle Rittenhouse Trial and the Burning Danger of an Uninformed Public

Author of "Anatomy of a Catastrophe", Andrew Vaillencourt, comes on the pod to discuss the ongoing trial of Kyle Rittenhouse and the looming fate...