3-year olds believe in law and order and support the cops cracking down on crime

The politically clueless consider themselves particularly well informed

The researchers received $800,000 in funding from the Health Research Council for this junk science

HT https://velvetgloveironfist.blogspot.co.nz/2018/04/junk-science-about-junk-food-advertising.html

Real Time with Bill Maher: New Rule – Learn How to Take a Joke

BBC News claims Gaza stone throwers engaged in ‘peaceful demonstrations’

BBC Watch

After having ignored weeks of preparation for the media-orientated publicity stunt dubbed the ‘Great Return March’ organised by Hamas and other terror factions in the Gaza Strip, early on the morning of March 30th the BBC News website published a report originally titled “Shelling ‘kills Palestinian’ in Gaza” on its main homepage, its ‘World’ page and its Middle East page.

Version 2

The second version of that report described the headlined incident – which took place before dawn – as follows:

“A Palestinian farmer has been killed and a second person wounded by Israeli artillery fire, Palestinian health officials and residents say. […]

Witnesses say the dead and injured men were hit by tank shells while collecting parsley in a field, BBC Gaza producer Rushdi Abualouf reports.”

The claim that the man had been “collecting parsley” was seen in a further fifteen versions of the report. In version three…

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The Joy of Sect: The Simpsons, Scientology, Cults, Christianity, and Islam

Michael A. Sherlock (Author)

Introduction

In the Simpson’s episode entitled ‘The Joy of Sect’, Homer Simpson is eventually persuaded to join a UFO cult called the ‘Movementarians’.[1]  The episode is a satirical exposition of cults and mainstream religion in America. Within the episode numerous allusions are made to Scientology and UFO cults such as Heaven’s Gate and the Seekers.[2]  The issues satirically addressed within ‘The Joy of Sect’ include: The grandiose promises of bliss and eternal reward;[3] the breaking down of the individual to remould their cognitive constructs in accordance with the cult’s ideology;[4] the employment of various ‘thought reform’ techniques; the indoctrination of children; physical isolation (‘milieu control’) from the outside world;[5] the use of the power of suggestion; the media’s negative reporting on new cults; Scientology’s ‘Project Clearwater’, which was, and continues to be, an attempt to take over the entire town of Clearwater;[6] the insanely long (billion year) contracts for service…

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Old Movies Used To Just Shoot Real Bullets At People

The Truth About Ancient Gladiators

Does cycling satisfy the precautionary principle

Jesus ‘n’ Mo ‘n’ the Patriarchy

Why Evolution Is True

The new Jesus and Mo strip, called “forms,” came in an email with this note, “Moses crops up again. Where does he come from? Where does he go? I’m sorry, I don’t know.”

Note that all the faiths are anti-woman, but Islam mysteriously gets a break:

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