Ich bin zutiefst besorgt über das politische Klima in Deutschland | Interview mit David Bardens nach dem zweiten Urteil im “Masernprozess”

Gibt es das Masernvirus? 2011 lobte Stefan Lanka, in Szenekreisen bekannter deutscher Impfgegner, ein Preisgeld in Höhe von €100.000 aus für den wissenschaftlichen Nachweis des Masernvirus. Die Ausschreibung fand ein internationales Medienecho,... Read More | Share it now!

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The Bardens vs Lanka Case | Chronolgy and documentation

This page is an open series of entries on the Bardens vs. Lanka case. It has been of wider interest since had immediately offered the judgments in the case triggered by Stefan Lanka‘s challenge of 2011 (see documents at the bottom of this... Read More | Share it now!

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Stephen LeDrew on his ‘The Evolution of Atheism’ | an Interview

Stephen LeDrew was born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. He completed a B.A. and M.A. in Sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, took a break from academia to spend a year and a half teaching in Japan, and then moved to... Read More | Share it now!

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The Bardens vs. Lanka Case | an Interview with David Bardens

[Click here for the orginal German version of this interview. Follow http://positivists.org/blog/archives/3881 for the successive case documentation. Olaf Simons asked the questions for positivists.org] Olaf Simons: You are in the headlines with an... Read More | Share it now!

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Der Fall Bardens gegen Lanka | ein Interview mit David Bardens

[The following interview with David Bardens is also available in a provisional English translation. Die Chronologie des Falles dokumentierten wir auf http://positivists.org/blog/archives/3881 Olaf Simons stellte die Fragen für positivists.org] Olaf... Read More | Share it now!

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Wittgenstein’s On Certainty and the Concept of “Conspiracy Theories”

This is definitely a non-topic. Ludwig Wittgenstein’s On Certainty – thoughts compiled from April 1950 to April 29, 1951 – does not show any clearer interest in “conspiracy theories”. The very phrase could be there and isn’t. Mental... Read More | Share it now!

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Conspiracy Theory 101: The Paranoid Style

This will be the first post about approaches to studying conspiracy theory. The goal, for now, is to look what has been done, what kind of questions approaches raise and where we go from there. I will start off with a series of posts on definitions,... Read More | Share it now!

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The seven allegations of the Tom Phillips vs. Thomas S. Monson case

The following lines will exploit the interview Tom Phillips gave to people from Infants on Thrones – The Philosophies of Men, Mingled with Humor (a website whose very title betrays a complex interest Mormon creeds). The interview appeared only... Read More | Share it now!

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The Ken Ham — Bill Nye debate, media feedback

last | creationism | next 2014-02-12: Ken Ham on Facebook: Ken Ham / Bill Nye Word Clouds. 2014-02-09: atheistrepublic.com: Debapriya Chatterjee: Despite Creationism Claiming Votes, Evolution Emerges as Winner. By the end of the Nye-Ham Debate,... Read More | Share it now!

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The conspiracist and essentially postmodern construct to discuss

Whoever claims that he is giving the Bible a literal reading is either a modern historian who is interested in concepts quite different from his own, or intellectually insincere. The text of Genesis 1 is straight. God created the earth, he separated... Read More | Share it now!

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