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No Nonsense glossary

Apophenia - the spontaneous perception of connections and meaningfulness of unrelated phenomena. Ataurocoprist - Etymology: from ancient…

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No Nonsense video arsenal

Let's collate a counteridiocy video archive. This is an excellent start. Please try and stick to non-specific general No Nonsense video sub…

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No Nonsense Posting Guidelines blah blah

These are becoming an unfortunate necessity as this site grows and the collective IQ plummets. Let's keep it simple. "Don't even argue abo…

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What counts as proof for existential threats

How sure do we need to be that we won't be exterminated by random chance rather than an action, before we stop doing that action? “It’s abs…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jun 14
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

Demon Dog: Olga Horvat Claims Her Poodle Was Possessed -- And She's Got Something To Sell You

Demon Dog: Olga Horvat Claims Her Poodle Was Possessed -- And She's Got Something To Sell You Are your children misbehaving at school? Are…

Started by A Former Member

13 Jun 6
Reply by Michael Penn

Cheating with Science

6 Ways Scientific Studies Can Trick You As it turns out, scientific studies with phony findings are not as uncommon as they should be. And…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

6 May 22
Reply by Michael Penn

Apocalypse anxiety

Graham Land makes a good point that many people worry about the alleged Dec 2012 Mayan prediction, while ignoring science-based projections…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

7 May 9
Reply by Luara

Young adults belief in demon posession

Almost Two-Thirds of 18-29 Year Olds Believe in "Demon Possession" What Is Happening to America? Bruce Wilson makes a case that almost 2/3r…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

12 May 8
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

When You're Ready To Look A Heavily Taxpayer-Subsidized Piece of Nonsense In Its Face, . . .

. . . read, or at least browse, Donald E. Scott's The Electric Sky. Scott holds a doctorate in electrical engineering and for 39 years taug…

Started by Tom Sarbeck

8 May 8
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

Challenging lies doesn't work

False Beliefs Persist, Even After Instant Online Corrections It seems like a great idea: Provide instant corrections to web-surfers when th…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 May 7
Reply by Michael Penn

Psychic Power-NOT

Believing the Impossible: No Evidence for Existence of Psychic Ability Found A new study fails to find evidence for the existence of psychi…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

6 May 7
Reply by Michael Penn

Mere question elicits false memories

When Trick Questions Become False Memories Just asking if someone experienced a fictitious event can create false memory of it. It seems th…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 May 7
Reply by Michael Penn

Political discourse in US - fundamentally fallacious

Does Irrationality Doom America? Paul Rosenberg explains pervasive illogic in US pundit conversation. Since Gingrich we've substituted cogn…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

13 May 5
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

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