When it rains it pours

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Recently I wrote a post on pirates in which I discussed a historian who explained his experience in reading contemporary “academic” writings on the history…

One of my favorite twitter accounts deleted (On peer review and social “science”)

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Recently, one of my favorite twitter accounts was deleted. The name of the account was @realpeerreview and the main focus of this account was to…

Wikipedia in Action on Race

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I like to refer to Lewontin’s fallacy frequently when debating people who deny the biological basis of race. Wikipedia, while clearly not perfect, did have…

Stereotype threat and pseudo-scientists

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The politically acceptable explanation for gender differences in intelligence studies and tests is that discrimination accounts for all current disparities between men and women in…