SGU Episode 563
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|SGU Episode 563|
|23th Apr 2016|
|SGU 562||SGU 564|
|S: Steven Novella|
|B: Bob Novella|
|C: Cara Santa Maria|
|J: Jay Novella|
|E: Evan Bernstein|
|Quote of the Week|
|An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.|
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What's the Word ()
Neural Bypass ()
Dinosaur Extinction ()
Universe in a lab ()
Genetic Superheroes ()
Who's That Noisy? ()
Name the Logical Fallacy ()
To Steve, After I went into your 'contacts' info on your 'science based medicine'? website, I see that you have Dr Gorski, who is one of the most biased individual doctors. Interestingly enough also, is how it states that Dr Gorski will ignore any emails he receives. 100 yrs ago, and for all of time/history before, nature was the only way to heal from diseases of any kind. Cancer is no exception. To limit ourselves with limiting beliefs that man made drugs are the only answer to good health, is not only foolish, it is just plain brain washed stupidity. It has become very clear to me that anyone who knocks nature, knocks their very roots of where they came from. Anyone who knocks something when they have not tried it is not to be believed. Thousands of people around the globe, are being cured of cancer now everyday with these very same methods that the truthaboutcancer is sharing. If THAT is not science enough for you, than what difference does it make what you find in your test tube in a lab? So, Steve, you are either also brain washed, or you are one who has their hands in the pockets of Americans trading health for profits, along with your other pals. I don't expect I will hear reply from you, cause I don't think you have the guts. Organic food market is one of THE top sellers on the current stock market. This is no coincidence....it is because simply stated...it works. People will continue to DO what works, and brain washed individuals like yourself, will lose momentum, because real life results will disprove anything you propose to argue here about science. You are NOT the authority on science.....real lives and people are. Hope you can live with your conscience, as you are the only one who will have to answer to that in years to come. - DD
Science or Fiction ()
- Item #1: Hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones all refer to the same weather phenomenon, differing only by their location in the world. http://www.siue.edu/MLTE/Thematic%20Units/The%20Weather%20Around%20Us/hurricane_facts.htm
- Item #2: The deadliest hurricane in the US was the 1900 Galviston hurricane which killed 8-12,000 people, while the deadliest hurricane in the world was in 1970 in Bangladesh which killed an estimated 500,000 people. https://weather.com/tv/shows/hurricane-week/news/most-devastating-hurricanes-20130713#/1 https://www.wunderground.com/hurricane/deadlyworld.asp
- Item #3: Most deaths due to hurricanes are caused by flying debris or collapsed structures.
- Item #4: In 2015 Hurricane Patricia became the strongest hurricane on record, with maximum sustained winds of 215 mph (345 km/h), although it caused almost no deaths. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Patricia
Skeptical Quote of the Week ()
An expert is someone who knows some of the worst mistakes that can be made in his subject, and how to avoid them.
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