Archive | Pseudoscience

Faith drops – in response

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Colleen (from Faith drops) added a comment to the posting of the ASA ruling against the claims of Faith drops. As the comment is far too long, I have added it as a posting.

Colleen (from Faith drops) writes:

To Harris / Geffen / Roy Jobson…. And anyone else

It would appear that everyone is on a mission – I guess we are keeping this site active by swallowing the bait – as before I am even able to respond to one thing they are on to the next……    Allow me to have my say – then by all means, everyone – have at it!!!   
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Pseudoscience “guide” published

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Dr. Robert Carroll, a retired college professor who for many years taught courses in ethics and critical thinking, has published a brilliant 20-point guide to creating your own pseudoscience. The techniques include making big promises, using lots of jargon, lacing promotions with references to government conspiracies, charging high prices, using testimonials and celebrity endorsements, and obtaining a degree from a diploma mill.
http://www.skepdic.com/skeptimedia/skeptimedia95.html

Carroll RT. Creating your own pseudoscience (part two). Skeptic's Dictionary, June 4, 2010

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Top 10 (+5) pseudoscience health sites in SA

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Posted 21 July 2010

CAMcheck takes no pleasure in listing the following pseudoscience health sites in SA (in no particular order). Unfortunately there is very little that the appointed protectors of our health and wellbeing (Department of Health, Medicines Control Council, SA Pharmacy Council) are doing about protecting us from them. 

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