@1 Amen! One should at least suspect [BS] when symbolism and other formal techniques that could easily be dispensed with without loss of rigor and with a great gain in readability are used anyway. Reminder: I have a sensitive spam filter. Link
@2 A plucky amateur dared to question a celebrated psychological finding. He wound up blowing the whole theory wide open. Link
@3 Under the Yeah, Sure heading. How 3,000 year age of empires was recreated by a simple equation: Scientists show how math can predict historical trends with 65% accuracy. Link
@4 Following close behind…Nearly 25 percent of Asia-Pacific men rapists: study. Link
@5 The Folly of Scientism. Link
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