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From the New Scientist: “Living in denial: Why sensible people reject the truth”

May 25, 2010 by  
Filed under Politics

There was a very interesting article on Denialism in the New Scientist that dissects the mindset and psychological underpinnings that motivate people, despite evidence to the contrary, to reject certain truths grounded in hard facts and real evidence. “HEARD the latest? The swine flu pandemic was a hoax: scientists, governments and the World Health Organization [...]

Critics of “Climategate Scandal” and a Right-Wing Rebuttal (Video)

December 26, 2009 by  
Filed under Tech/Science

Here are a few YouTube videos that do a decent job of critiquing the supposed climategate scandal. And from the right side of the “controversy”; is a rebuttal video from Lee Doren, a conservative lawyer from the right-wing Competitive Enterprise Institute. With regards to this particular post, I question elevating the claims of a climate change denialist to the consensus view of [...]

Global Warming Deniers Animated

December 7, 2009 by  
Filed under Entertainment

Looking through the Internets, I found this interesting animated short satirizing the non-sensical, disconnected gibberish of global warming denialism. For your viewing pleasure, a work by Mondo Media (creators of Happy Tree Friends):