Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sodium Chlorite to treat Autism – WTF?!?!

That headline is not a joke, and I really wish it was. Some nutcases are actually dosing autistic children with Sodium Chlorite in an attempt to turn them neurotypical. I got the story from Orac’s blog. Someone at the Autism … Continue reading

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Two comments on Respectful Insolence make me think

I’m a regular reader and commenter over at Respectful Insolence, the blog of Orac who is a cancer oncologist and proponent of Science- and Evidence-Based Medicine. Two recent comments caught my eye. One by commenter kruuth is a letter of … Continue reading

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Are you freaking kidding me?!

Some days, you wonder if the universe is controlled by a prankster. On Saturday morning, I was writing an email when my keyboard locked up. Then my laptop screen died. I switched off my laptop and restarted it. Nothing. At … Continue reading

Posted in Fun Stuff, Life, Segue

Correlation does not imply Causation

One of the easiest fallacies to make is the Correlation-Causation Fallacy. This is a mistake where two factors are related (a Correlation) and it is incorrectly believed that one factor causes the other. I raise this because I saw an … Continue reading

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