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Remembering Velikovsky*?

Immanuel Velikovsky(See image source info below footnotes) Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Immanuel Velikovsky,* so perhaps today is a propitious day to remember how emotional and blind some scientists can be when their standard models and hard priors1 are challenged with new observations, theories, facts, interpretations, or analyses by such iconoclasts

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Weaponizing Stress?

For nigh 100 years, numerous scientists have been exhaustively studying man and his mind. Some have had genuine, empathic purpose; many others have been co-opted or had their research co-opted for purposes of manipulation and control. The documented witnesses are numerous (a few notated in “resources” below), but here is a short video that exposes

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THE Hundredth Monkey?

(Thoughts sparked by two friends’ advocacy of “The Hundredth Monkey Effect.”) “The hundredth monkey effect is a hypothetical phenomenon in which a new behaviour or idea is claimed to spread rapidly by unexplained means from one group to all related groups once a critical number of members of one group [critical mass] exhibit the new behaviour

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The Science of Science Fraud

FACTS (reproduced and reproducible—déjà vu on déjà vu). Take a natural man /woman* who: ▪ becomes enamored with an idea or theory;▪ believes their idea /theory is unique and/or revolutionary;▪ spends days, weeks, months, years studying and/or testing the idea/theory;▪ knows that confirming the theory will bring accolades and recognition;▪ believes there is potential for

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