• Archive for November, 2009

    Naturopath and Tu Quoque

    by  • 11/27/2009 • health • 0 Comments

    “A tu quoque argument attempts to discredit the opponent’s position by asserting his failure to act consistently in accordance with that position; it attempts to show that a criticism or objection applies equally to the person making it. It is considered an ad hominem argument, since it focuses on the party itself, rather than its […]

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    Skitt’s Law in action

    by  • 11/6/2009 • life • 5 Comments

    I wrote about a bad experience with a website back in 2005, and I made an off-handed reference to a bit of bad grammar I found in an error message; Microsoft 4.0+ or Netscape 4.7+ (excluding Netscape 6) is required to use Purolators ‘Online Shipping’ My first complaint is that they donít even know what […]

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    Canada’s Pandemic Preparedness Plan and H1N1

    by  • 11/5/2009 • news • 13 Comments

    I’m a bit tired of hearing complaints about the flu shot campaigns on twitter, facebook, and other social sites where lies and misinformation spread quicker than real information. The problem with the truth about things in science is that they often require more than 140 characters to do justice. If it’s not complaints citing Alex […]

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