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The Conspiracy Guy – 11.22.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #52: At last, on the 54th observance of the assassination of JFK, we now have stunning new proof that The Warren Report (1964) was a sham, that Lee Oswald was innocent and that he was framed by proofs that appear to leave no room for doubt. We have determined that the body in autopsy photographs published in …

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It’s All About Food – Barbara J. King and Casey T. Taft – 04.25.17

PART I: Barbara J. King, Personalities on the Plate: The Lives & Minds of Animals We Eat Barbara J. King is emerita professor of anthropology at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and now is a full-time freelance science writer. Barbara has written or edited many books on anthropology and animal behavior. Her latest, just published in …

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Jeff Manning – GMO grass that ‘escaped’ defies eradication, divides grass seed industry

After more than a decade of unsuccessful efforts to eradicate the genetically modified grass it created and allowed to escape, lawn and garden giant Scotts Miracle-Gro now wants to step back and shift the burden to Oregonians. The federal government is poised to allow that to happen by relinquishing its oversight, even as an unlikely coalition of farmers, seed dealers, …

Slavery

The Dysfunctionality of Slavery and Neoliberalism – Michael Perelman

We are all patriotic.  Let’s start with the Star Spangled Banner. You all are familiar with some of it, but perhaps some of you may not know this particular stanza: Don’t worry, I won’t sing it: “No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the terror of flight, or the gloom of the grave.”  Keep in mind that the …

heirarchy of evidence

The Massive Flaw With The Scientific Hierarchy Of Evidence

The much-vaunted hierarchy of evidence is regularly referred to by scientists and doctors as a central part of the scientific method. It is the purported gold standard by which we can arrive at the truth of something, and by which we can weigh different kinds of evidence, and determine which should be given more credence, and which should be given less. The …