Saturday, December 5, 2015

Science Free Science: How Bad Ideas Become Dogma

Here's 3 more Doctors sticking their noses in where they don't belong to repackage and sell self aggrandizing, anti-scienced, Behavorism. 

Let that sink in. 

Doctors. Life and Death. Last Ditch. Medicare and Medicaid. Your Money. Charlatans. Hucksters. Par for the course.
"we have a paper that was accepted to a journal, passed peer review, but somehow managed to be in the wrong field, tried to take ownership of a non issue and manages to misconstrue success as failure."

Lack of skepticism allows bad ideas to flourish.

Variations in mortality from legal intervention in the United States—1999 to 2013 is the rather bland title of what would seem to be at first glance  a report from the law enforcement community. It isn’t. It’s a paper by three physicians presented not as statistics but as findings about preventative medicine. Here we have start of the dominoes falling. You have authors who have gone completely outside of their realm of expertise and into another field entirely. If you accept the premise, you have accepted deaths due to law enforcement actions are a medical issue, and medical experts are the people qualified to solve the problem. In short the authors start by moving the goal posts to where they want them.

Continue Reading here.

Thank You Joliphant and Redstate.

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