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Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

I’ve been struggling to write a post about the Big Pharma Conspiracy.  I’ve been finding it very hard to write and I think the reason is on displaying this comic.  (By the way, if you don’t know XKCD, have a look.  Sometimes obscure but usually insightful and funny.)  A conspiracy theorist isn’t merely approaching an idea with flawed logic, though their logic is often horribly flawed, but they seem to have a mode of...

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An anti-anti-vaccine rant

An anti-anti-vaccine rant

When you create a blog on WordPress you get site stats that tell you various things about who’s looking at your blog.  This blog is new enough that each little bit of information is of interest to me.  One of those bits of information is where referrals come from.  So far today the site stats say that there have been 4 referrals from Facebook.  That makes sense because I announced a couple of my posts on Facebook so friends have been...

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Having an open mind.

Having an open mind.

                                                     Source: thehealthyhomeeconomist.com via Simone on Pinterest   I was having a discussion with someone on Facebook today about vaccination.  He kept making claims, and I kept asking for links or evidence or anything I could actually discuss.  None were forthcoming.  He talked about experts that “report serious concerns with the vaccination regime”.  He didn’t name...

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