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David Hume Lately I have been reading a lot of Hoax Slayer and using the associated information for responding to highly incorrect information that people have been re-posting on Facebook. It seems many people do not even bother with a quick two second Google search to check the veracity of most claims. This takes […]The post Hume, Kant and Asking for Evidence. appeared first on MostlyScience.
“This adorable picture was taken by the Norwegian photographer Dagfinn Breivik Skomsø (http://adnaturae.blogspot.no/) near Trondheim, Norway. These little birds are members of the species long-tailed tit (Aegithalos caudatus), tiny birds (13-15 cm) found widespread around Northern Europe. Aren’t they the cutest thing ever?”The post Long-tailed tit appeared first on MostlyScience.
Imagine a world where science was replaced with pseudoscience and pathological science (yes there is a subtle difference). Imagine that instead of the scientific method and all its rigorous standards that we adopted unsubstantiated claims, cherry picked data and anecdotes. Imagine a world were our “experts” either did not have to hold a relevant degree […]The post Imagine… appeared first on MostlyScience.
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