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The Illuminator Comic: A few decision trees.

Here are a couple of decision tree strips I did.   Also on Instagram @the_illuminator_comic http://www.theilluminatorcomic.com What is The Illuminator Comic? “The Illuminator”, is a character driven comic strip by Chris Pinto, that turns Religion, Politics and Conspiracy theory on it’s head. The Protagonist, Triangle-head is an evil dude, with a soft heart. He is…
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The Spectrum of Knowledge and Belief

The Spectrum of Knowledge and Belief I have at times accepted the Agnostic Atheist label I did so in part as an assertion of the scientific principle of uncertainty (I was never indoctrinated and haven’t experienced the doubts I have heard from those who struggled from the grasp of such). So it was definitely not being doubtful,…
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Eteplirsen and the rise of patient participation in FDA drug approvals.

A long road traveled Let me first preface this article with the admission that the FDA drug approval process is not, or anywhere near perfect.  Also, I do feel conflicted as DMD is a devastating disease with little to no treatment.  I do feel for the children, and their family, who are desperately searching for…
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New Study Shows Chiropractic Is Ineffective For Migraines (Duh)

The search for a credible placebo For far too long the research on chiropractic has had the same issue as research on acupuncture, a reliable placebo.  Without a credible placebo, studies become impossible to double-blind and very difficult to single-blind.  Often times the controls are pain medication or no treatment at all.  Many times the…
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Get them before they think and they’ll be here for life.

Child indoctrination, the triumphant strategy to spread a religion After a brief discussion on gay rights I said to a Catholic acquaintance of mine that if that form of bigotry in which they deny the same rights to a certain group of people is their humanist approach, then I was happy not to be part…
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The David Wolfe Formula to social media success

You probably have a contact among your Facebook friends that has shared some of Wolfe’s content, as some of it is quite interesting for people who don’t follow fan pages specialized in science and technology, it could be a post about a weather-proof bag, camping equipment made with top-notch technology, a quote, a motivational unfunded…
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Whooping In Washington

In Washington state, here in the United States, pertussis (whooping cough) caused nearly 200 campers to be sent home early after whooping cough prompted the YMCA of Greater Seattle to close the overnight camp on the Kitsap Peninsula. This is yet another dangerous example of the rejection of vaccine uptake. The rise of misinformation and…
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Trust: Authority and Abuse of Power

Originally published on www.answers-in-reason.com Jan 2016 Trusting people is embedded in us from birth. We trust our parents to do everything for us. They are the definitive authority on EVERYTHING. As we grow older we are taught to respect our elders and to listen to our teachers. Everyone seems to be in a category of…
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A Beginner’s Guide to David Avocado Wolfe

  I put this video together because I don’t think enough people truly understand who and what David Avocado Wolfe is. He has somehow amassed over 7,000,000 Facebook followers, and I’m sure many of those followers aren’t aware that they’re essentially supporting dangerous ideas that border lunacy. Some may argue that he’s just a guy…
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Enough With The 9/11 Conspiracy Theories!

  Some facts and figures for conspiracy theorists   •1 Inertia is a bitch, a fully loaded jumbo jet slammed into a tower at high speed dead center and at an angle; so the structural stability of the building was already compromised. •2 The steel doesn’t have to melt, although jet fuel doesn’t burn hot…
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