“Plandemic made many claims, most of which have been widely debunked. We have to wonder: Where are their responses? Why are they suddenly so quiet? Why are they afraid to answer questions? What do they have to hide?”
Let me be clear. We at the Center for Inquiry are much more disciplined about our beliefs. We try to restrict what we accept to be true to that which we can confidently demonstrate through science and reason.
Let one thing be eminently clear. There is nothing about the walls of a church or synagogue, temple or mosque, that prevents the spread of the novel coronavirus to those gathering within it. There is nothing a priest or minister can say, no magic words he can intone, that will protect his flock from catching this virus.
March 31, 2020, William M. London, Guest Contributors Last week, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) announced that it urges government officials coordinating the national COVID-19 pandemic response to utilize all licensed healthcare professionals, including naturopathic doctors (NDs) “to support other medical professionals in changing the trajectory of this public health crisis.” Yes, we’re facing shortages of health care workers to …
Jamie Hale writes: A large body of research has shown humans tend to be cognitive misers (Stanovich et al. 2016). We can’t afford to engage in hard thinking all the time because it isn’t efficient. In our daily lives, we need to think at different levels in different situations. Too much thinking when engaging in …
“The marketplace of ideas is served when data and polls are presented honestly, and opposing views are portrayed fairly. Skepticism and media literacy are more important than ever, so check your sources—especially when you agree with the message—to avoid sharing misinformation.”
Personal experience often drives superstitious belief; firsthand accounts for many people are enough. Never mind that those holding superstitious beliefs often lack knowledge regarding brain processes, perception, and cognition. Never mind that humans are susceptible to a range of conscious and unconscious biases.