How FAKE SCIENCE Can Fool You - Wisecrack Edition

11 mai 2020
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Pseudoscience: It's easy to mock it, and even easier to fall for it.
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If you internet, you may have heard the rumor that coronavirus is caused by 5G technology, and you may have laughed at the people dumb enough to believe it. But here's the thing: we're all more susceptible to pseudoscience than we like to think. And there's a perfectly good reason why. Let's find out in this Wisecrack Edition: How Fake Science Can Fool You.
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Commentaires
  • Quick correction: The image of Pierre Duhem is actually Josiah Gibbs, an American scientist. Thanks to everyone who pointed this out!

    WisecrackWisecrackIl y a 5 mois
    • frworld.info/net/vid-o/2V2Ygp2KyqW9tYg

      Mr. Can’t Fix ItMr. Can’t Fix ItIl y a mois
    • @long w lenguyen okay, i can understand that it would be frustrating to have a piece of art that i deeply appreciate, overshadowed by an (in my eyes) inferior piece of art sharing the same name. but something about the number of times you seemed to refer to the fandom being somehow betrayed by the movie makes me think you might benefit from watching this: frworld.info/net/vid-o/vWmDnZZ8x3mZrms

      Ian BIan BIl y a 4 mois
    • @Ian B Sorry it is just frustrated people mention the movie over a once great philosophical masterpiece animated series try to be, the Aeon Flux movie bombardment the fandom and the Aeon Flux animated series was forgotten from mainstream cultute and nobody remember it except a pocket few fans remain, movie like Avatar the last Airbender got criticize for whitewashing or all of Alan Moore adaptations only to be hated by the comic creator but that didn't make the fandom forget it instead it united the fandoms to love the source materials originality but Aeon flux movie bomb so hard all of it fandom are afraid to mention the cartoon because who wanted to associated with a piece of garbage of a movie, the movie even ruins other peoles lives like the directors and the main actress take them a long time to fix their career the problem was the studio interfering in the writing. go "Why Aeon Flux a masterpiece" on youtube then you will see why sometime the source material are better than the adaptations. and yes sexuality and feminity is the main focus of what make Aeon a great character, Aeon Flux in the Cartoon is present us she is a strong will and freedom women that dresses whatever she want and do whatever she wanted she's a self employ women with no string or nobody to command all of her violent action and sexual are on her own will that what make her an anarchist while in the movie Aeon is obeying order and fight for humanity which a betrayal to the freedom women we saw in the series and the vengeful tales is rather stupid since Aeon in the cartoon is a obsessed sociopath anti hero with large personality like her lover nemesis anti villain Trevor Goodchild the both so hated each other but so lustful toward one another and the only victims of the cartoon is the two border wall cities citizens of Monica and Bregna whom have to suffers between Aeon chaotic "liberation" dominatrix Freewill and Trevor "Progress" ant marching Orwellian society

      long w lenguyenlong w lenguyenIl y a 4 mois
    • @long w lenguyen i was with you until you started complaining about the lack of sexual ambiguity in the insecure teenager lol the movie is shitty, but i enjoy it. don't try to argue me out enjoying something; that's such a waste of time. i am curious about the cartoon now, but also...lil bit yikes there bud edit: like, i'm not trying to argue you out of being a sexual human being, but the movie aeon is just your typical dope action hero and there's no need for her sexuality or femininity to be the focus. and it's very silly to decry the protagonist of an action movie for not being feminine enough

      Ian BIan BIl y a 4 mois
    • @Ian B No it is not Aeon Flux was about the battle between anarchism of free will and technocratic authoritarianism. In the cartoon Aeon Flux world is a industrial nightmarish bio tech dystopia with only two Berlin wall parody style city in former Eastern Europe are the last two remain civilization of the human race but engaing in a very meanigless ideological war, Aeon Flux is the dominatrix anarchist main character but she did alot of questionable issues like terrorism bombing and killing soldiers with human lives, Trevor is a technocratic dictator but his messianic complex obsession of saving mankind is admirable at first but he is extremely morally ambiguous first he may try to save mankind then he just throw it all away when he is bored that what make the both so interesting they are so obsession and sadistic to the point we don't even know who is the main character is literally like spy vs spy or Tom and Jerry for adults in a very weird surreal sexual dominatrix way Aeon Flux cartoon is like Philip K Dick and Salvador Dali on drugs. In the movie is more of a stereotypical action movies Aeon the good guy Trevor the confuse bad guy and also they have a mysterious past that just so boring there is no moral ambuiguity and Aeon in the movie is misleading is just stereotypical Hollywood action movies the good vs evil cliches that Peter Chung trying to against.

      long w lenguyenlong w lenguyenIl y a 4 mois
  • You talk about fake science and try to sell VPN.

    Pravin DahalPravin DahalIl y a 4 jours
  • 5G causes us to heat up 0.0001% while hugging the antenna.

    Steven BezaireSteven BezaireIl y a 7 jours
  • Thank you for this!!

    sandy vangyisandy vangyiIl y a 9 jours
  • 7:39 Marie Curie and microbiology? Overall great video and thanks a lot for making it, probably will help a lot of people and prevent from falling for these people’s unscientific -and often ridiculous- claims

    David André Melchor ZavalaDavid André Melchor ZavalaIl y a 11 jours
  • Climate science is fake science.

    Yuul SelvYuul SelvIl y a 11 jours
  • 'Koch' is not pronounced like 'Coke' - The 'o' is short. Sincerely, Germany. Sorry...it was otherwise a great video and I'm just being nitpicky. It's just that it's *really* wrong, and our key disease research institute (basically like the German CDC) is named after him....

    LadyDanielle02LadyDanielle02Il y a 14 jours
  • I guess I'm just a jack of all trades and master of... a few actually lol I'm a masters engineer! XD obviously there is grandmaster over master so I still have room to learn in those but I usually have some idea about what is happening in most topics. Biology and chemistry are my weak points but I'm pretty sure pain medication blocks receptors in your brain or along your spine.

    liam nehrenliam nehrenIl y a 16 jours
  • Do you remember when we used to drink nightshade tea! XD 100% Natural!

    liam nehrenliam nehrenIl y a 16 jours
  • "Gender is not biological" is pseudo science.

    MyOwnDesignMyOwnDesignIl y a 27 jours
  • Come here in India where we have pseudo scientists disguised as spiritual gurus and better part of this thing is they are not even about spirituality either they are just bunch of narcissists... Well I am aiming towards the one guy... Big white beard and I don't wanna name him 😂

    Aditya ShirapureAditya ShirapureIl y a mois
  • How is there no facepalm emoji?! We are living in the second darkages.

    emotional support hipsteremotional support hipsterIl y a mois
  • 4:53 "..to cover my face in complete disbelief that Netflix aired this show" - Jared I am sure you are happy to know that it's been renewed for another 6 episodes during 2020 Covid time...

    WYCWYCIl y a mois
  • So are you for the copenhagen interpretation or against it?

    Marcus TaberMarcus TaberIl y a mois
  • People do not like being ignorant, therefore if given a subject matter that they either do not have the intellectual capacity to understand, are too lazy to put the effort into understanding, or just have a profit motive they are trying to hide, they will latch onto a conspiracy theory hook line and sinker. So there are plenty of people who do not realize visible light is a form of radiation, and therefore do not understand why radio waves are so less harmful than anything with a higher wavelength plus they do not even know why antibiotics cannot be used on a virus much less what a virus actually is, so it is a perfect delusion for them to adopt and push as it makes them feel smart and it makes them feel like they are justified in whatever troglodyte actions they commit.

    Marcus TaberMarcus TaberIl y a mois
  • This is a responsible video. It's true, really reasonable people believe some nonsense. They don't have the scientific knowledge or are overly-skeptical of the people with the tools to build good beliefs. I would send this to someone who believed in these conspiracies because it is non-offensive (which is very rare).

    Jacob MorrisJacob MorrisIl y a mois
  • Doesn't France have 5G?

    PorkPie Hat D MingoPorkPie Hat D MingoIl y a mois
  • I love how sheltered the part about drinking water without added toxins is. Where im from in ireland in the country, there is no public water, if you want water you have to drill your own well. We drink out of the same well thats been there for hundreds of years, and needless to say there is no government additives or any of that. I suppose i can't get corona now or something

    LEMMON 714LEMMON 714Il y a mois
  • Bro you are so librarl

    Payton NelsonPayton NelsonIl y a mois
  • wtf why are some people so stupid

    Elise BaldwinElise BaldwinIl y a mois
  • google "does 5g cause cancer?" and "when was 5g legalized". your answers: yes, alot. and march 2019. people claiming 5g causes covid is literally to make "conspiracy theorists" look like idiots. but 5g has too much radiation. it kills birds, trees, and causes cancer people. THIS IS PROVEN RESEARCH!!! it got legalized right when the pandemic started bc nobody would pay attention to it and then they can do this little conspiracy theory bullshit. 5g towers only exist in a few countries..... the countries with the most cancer in the planet. covid is in every country.

    Miguel Deloya HernandezMiguel Deloya HernandezIl y a mois
    • March 2020*

      Miguel Deloya HernandezMiguel Deloya HernandezIl y a mois
  • Couldn't one just as easily say the 5G towers were torched because people don't trust the technology is safe. It's kind of illogical and wrong to assume the reason for something is something silly when it could be a very reasonable suspicion. There are a lot of documentaries about the fears everyone should have about 5G.

    shamanik1320shamanik1320Il y a mois
  • Sometimes it’s politically motivated bullshit. I think this stuff is motivated at people getting off their phones.

    Carlos AcostaCarlos AcostaIl y a mois
  • "Plenty of smart and thoughtful people fall for pseudo-science none sense." Um yeah, not so much. There is a term which I think often describes some "smart people" which is "Educated beyond one's intelligence." Like a trained parrot these people can easily learn to spout existing dogma which makes appear to the layman as being intelligent and well versed in their topic. These are often where the so called "experts" come from. Others are just conman looking to jump on the bandwagon as a way to get a pay day.

    PyroMancer2kPyroMancer2kIl y a mois
  • The mucus experiment probably didn't work because it can only effects lung tissue. If it was really "injected" the immune system probably would destroy it before it got to the lungs. You probably wouldn't get sick from a flu enema either. The route of entry the pathogen takes matters.

    almibryalmibryIl y a mois
  • 17:54 About that web of knowledge 'terms' to be qualified as robust science, how about Galen of Pergamon? frworld.info/net/vid-o/12F5n9iM15_OxKY , a Ted-Ed video that talked on 1300 years of pseudo-science on how liver produce endless supply of blood and also solidifying Hippocrates's Four Humours . Anyhow, good video though. and i agree with the comment that moral of the story is to take everything with a grain of salt. must keep a healthy dose of skepticism on everything

    Prapid CihuyPrapid CihuyIl y a mois
  • Great video. Too bad your smarmy attitude by calling anyone who points out a fact a "shitlord" renders it unbearable (at least for me). See ya later, you cucks (see what i did there?)

    juggernaut1990juggernaut1990Il y a mois
    • Proved yourself awful? Yeah, you did that.

      Dorothy LensaDorothy LensaIl y a mois
  • I feel like fake science should be illegal to an extent

    Jonathan GodboltJonathan GodboltIl y a mois
  • frworld.info/net/vid-o/2V2Ygp2KyqW9tYg

    Mr. Can’t Fix ItMr. Can’t Fix ItIl y a mois
  • All of this is very interesting BUT the fact that this guys looks like a Jason Sudakis character is very very distracting hahaha

    Rebeca FigueroaRebeca FigueroaIl y a mois
  • They should have just called it 4.1G

    Djordje OljacaDjordje OljacaIl y a mois
  • video starts at 2:06

    Fabian BartheFabian BartheIl y a mois
  • Really well done!

    Jon AdamsJon AdamsIl y a mois
  • What tune is it in the surfshark commercial?

    Un AvailableUn AvailableIl y a mois
  • This is from Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s website: Children's Health Defense "The Jab" It is 7 minutes about Pharmaceutical Fraud. childrenshealthdefense.org/news/the-playbook-revealed-chds-the-jab-delivers-inside-scoop-on-covid-pandemic/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=d2ce4134-97a8-4be6-901d-cd2864f0d378

    James ParkerJames ParkerIl y a mois
  • THIS IS THE BIGGEST SCAM PERPETRATED ON THE HUMAN RACE - DR. SHERRI TENPENNY www.bitchute.com/video/I05lvMaCRXhC/ Copy and Paste this into a new google page, or google will misdirect you. Be sure to check the resource locator address you are sent to. Right click the address, choose "New Window" will avoid this problem. Google and FRworld are censoring and re-routing requests. ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR. MEDICAL TYRANNY BIG PHARMA BILL GATES AI IMMUNITY PASSPORT SURVEILLANCE STATE www.bitchute.com/video/zaz8MvwsADfF/ History of PCR Testing at Dartmouth as reported by New York Times frworld.info/net/vid-o/s3OMgZuuuonIyqo Vaccine Formulators cannot be sued for harm or death as a result of their "Vaccine Concoctions". Vaccines have not been tested since 1986. Before 1986 the testing was over a short period of time, and caused much harm and deaths resulting in many Law Suites. Vaccine Formulators cannot be sued! “1986 THE ACT” www.bitchute.com/video/AP8346mphRUL/ Prep Act www.phe.gov/Preparedness/legal/prepact/Pages/default.aspx

    James ParkerJames ParkerIl y a mois
  • If it wasn't for the fact that so many people believe this crap, it would be hilarious. And yes, it's all down to the failure of American education. They teach 2+2=4, but not how or why. Somewhere along the way, we stopped teaching the basics of the water cycle, and now people believe we can run out of water. And we no longer teach history, either. Lincoln has almost no mention in modern textbooks. No one is actually taught anything these days. Instead, they learn to parrot what teacher/parent/college prof says and never question any of it.

    FelicatFelicatIl y a mois
  • Your voice sounds like the Beekeeper in Wet Hot American Summer. LOL

    Shannon GreenShannon GreenIl y a mois
  • Oh cool so it’s not just America that’s stupid

    Christina SuttonChristina SuttonIl y a mois
  • Not related to the topic but, thank you for the little hijabi woman animation

    Mahta TMahta TIl y a mois
  • Might want to reconsider based on patents file before you did this. SMH.

    Kewl BeoneKewl BeoneIl y a mois
  • From an MD I have to admire your general knowledge. Is this something you have been trained in philosophy? This is a very good video and raises a lot of questions ab how to build a future society when human knowledge becomes so huge, while most of us still think in our instinct, ancient way. Which we all learn to be a scientist before doing anything else.

    Neola.Neola.Il y a mois
  • I know I'm late to the party, but I would be happy to provide evidence of the benefits of energy healing. No problem 👍 Otherwise your shows are pretty excellent! Watching for years now 🙂

    Justin OlibasJustin OlibasIl y a 2 mois
  • All cell towers cause cancer. 5G or otherwise.

    Hardcore BunnyHardcore BunnyIl y a 2 mois
  • Did you notice everything you guys believe in like the theory of gravity or the theory of relativity is still called that because they’ve never been proven... anyone could be a scientist ...there’s three aspects to it ...one you got to have a hypothesis...two you gotta be able to test it ...and three if it comes out the same results every time it’s stated a scientific fact... plain and simple.If you notice there’s also science capital S science like it’s a religion or something is a lot of Fake science. You can test this out and discover this by researching and performing the results these fake scientists claim that they do.If you are not smart enough to do this yourself then you’re probably gonna believe anything you’re told anyway. And this is what they want a bunch of dumb ass is they take what they’re told anytime they’re told something question nothing comply conform

    Brian BondBrian BondIl y a 2 mois
    • well said.

      Murder HeWroteMurder HeWroteIl y a 2 mois
  • Are you here to sell shite or to be a NotYouAnyMoretube Fact checker? Viruses are shared through blood to blood contact. This channel is bizarre.

    SpiritedWomanCOSpiritedWomanCOIl y a 2 mois
  • Cowan sounds like a totally shit doctor and even worse human being. And let's all repeat together: statistics can be a great tool but it can be used to hide the truth as well as reveal it. All you need is _cherry-picking_ the evidence and _misrepresentation_ of stats.

    Matti MakilaMatti MakilaIl y a 2 mois
  • World of morons!!!

    Laurie HoldtLaurie HoldtIl y a 2 mois
  • Everyone RUN!!! and make sure you buy a faraday cage or you'll all melt in the streets!!!!! LMAO

    Nico C.Nico C.Il y a 2 mois
  • Loss of objectivity is turning opinions into facts and facts into opinion. That shit is bad for you. We can all be wrong, it's just a matter of ego being on top that even requires long winded explanations like this. =\

    KajataeKajataeIl y a 2 mois
  • You may be missing the social point of energetic transactionalism. It’s okay, it’s because you’re basic. 🔲😎🔲🕶.

    UniversaleseUniversaleseIl y a 2 mois
  • Unlimited *number of devices

    Taha MorshedzadehTaha MorshedzadehIl y a 2 mois
  • I've had so many arguments with my Dad about the double split experiment, trying to explain "observer" actually refers to the instrument measuring it, and the instrument is what changes its state. and about the crystals and 5g as well actually. Everyone in my family says I should respect his opinion, even though I'm studying science

    Jack O'ConnellJack O'ConnellIl y a 2 mois
  • 5g breaks down your dna, It doesn’t cause COVID, but is definitely harmful.

    stuped stuffstuped stuffIl y a 2 mois
  • The docters are always w....you know what nvm

    Owami JacksonOwami JacksonIl y a 2 mois
  • The people who believe covid conspiracies are the same people who believe you can drink adenovirus to cure lactose intolerance.

    Tsu-chanTsu-chanIl y a 2 mois
  • Unbelievable herbal Dr. ikpoko on FRworld helped me eradicate herpes

    Jennylyn PiliJennylyn PiliIl y a 2 mois
  • Guy: There were no toxins in the water in the past Me: Yeah, except for the CHOLERA

    Tara O'NeillTara O'NeillIl y a 2 mois
  • truth is ugly - that's why we love pseudoscience

    B88B88Il y a 2 mois
  • Electroporation and 60ghz causes oxygen depletion in cells. Look that up. 5g has never been tested long term for safety hazards . FACT

    Crazy Funny CatsCrazy Funny CatsIl y a 2 mois
  • hes a fool. 5g started the cronavirus , ah no cronavirus is a lung virus

    richard kleginrichard kleginIl y a 2 mois
  • Everyone knows it's not radio that can kill you, it's video. In fact, it already killed the radio star.

    Akash ChopraAkash ChopraIl y a 2 mois
  • it's science and its facts derived from thesis, cross experiments and subsequent results analysis vs rhetorics: the demagogic art to convince pple using well constructed speeches full of psychological manipulation.

    ringsaphireringsaphireIl y a 2 mois
  • Interesting video, and good watch. However you are mistaken about what makes the double slit experiment interesting. It is not interaction with a measurement apparatus that causes the waveform to collapse. If that were the case it wouldn't even be the slightest bit strange or noteworthy. Of course its not magic consciousness power either. But what actually happens is FAR FAR stranger than the way you present it.

    Michael JurneyMichael JurneyIl y a 2 mois
  • Wow, that Misery picture at 6:57 is so damn powerful

    Static ChargeStatic ChargeIl y a 2 mois
  • Thank u for ur public service!! I know u refrain from calling some ppl dumb but the level of lack of critical thinking in some ppl is really dumb

    João PedroJoão PedroIl y a 2 mois
  • Yep, we don't have 5G here in the Philippines but our COVID cases are increasing!!!!

    Princess AsiadoPrincess AsiadoIl y a 2 mois
  • Dunning Krueger?

    helen sharpehelen sharpeIl y a 2 mois
  • we ALL must remember science is not religion

    Harish LathiaHarish LathiaIl y a 2 mois
  • consider quantam erasure experiment

    Harish LathiaHarish LathiaIl y a 2 mois
  • Uh... There actually is studies and evidence on the effect of energy modalities like Reiki and Therapeutic Touch. None support the idea that these therapies can cure cancer (although none disprove it, there just isn't that much evidence either way, I lean towards they probabaly don't) BUT there is good and growing evidence that needs more funding and research and larger scale expeirments that show these modalities DO help reduce pain, discomfort, and anxiety, especially as a complementary medicine, like with people undergoing chemotherapy. There also seems to be evidence that this works better than the placebo, but obviously the set up is harder to do than standard pharmaceutical medication, so again, more research is needed. This is why I hate Goop and people trying to to debunk it. The claims are outrageous and poorly cited, but there actually is a reality of less outrageous but interesting research that gets completely ignored. So the argument becomes 'can energy healing cure cancer or is it total bunk?' and the answer is actually neither. It seems to work well as a complementary medicine to manage things like pain and anxiety although more research is needed. But that's not very eye catching is it?

    Red WalkerRed WalkerIl y a 2 mois
    • Also, ' absence of evidence is not evidence of absence '. It's important to look into whether a "lack of evidence" for something comes from multiple studies showing no effect for something or from no research being done at all.

      Red WalkerRed WalkerIl y a 2 mois
    • www.takingcharge.csh.umn.edu/explore-healing-practices/healing-touch/what-does-research-say

      Red WalkerRed WalkerIl y a 2 mois
    • www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2011/381862/

      Red WalkerRed WalkerIl y a 2 mois
    • In 2014, a literature review looked at whether reiki could help with pain and anxiety. The authors reviewed information from various studies that had used reiki on people with cancer and people without cancer. Some of the people had recently had surgery so they wanted to see if reiki could help with pain after surgery. Others were about to have a breast biopsy and were feeling anxious. They found that after reiki, women having a breast biopsy had a reduction in their anxiety and patients who had recently had surgery reported a decrease in their pain. Although there were only a small number of studies (7 studies in total), the authors concluded that reiki may be helpful for pain and anxiety. They recommended that more studies should be done in the future with larger numbers of people.

      Red WalkerRed WalkerIl y a 2 mois
    • www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5871310/

      Red WalkerRed WalkerIl y a 2 mois
  • “Pseudoscience often preys on the fact that its victims are educated. For instance, antivaxxers tend to be more educated than their well-vaccinated peers.” I think these assessments are problematic at best. And that's ignoring the fact that the smart move, getting vaccinated, can be easily done by the stupidest person on Earth who has no idea what a vaccination is or why they're getting one beyond the fact that someone told them to go stand in a line. But that's a whole nother issue, and doesn't get at the matter of "educated" people buying into conspiracy theories. *I* would say that to qualify as “educated”, a person must possess certain attributes that extend beyond the simple capacity for the memorization and recitation of facts. Amongst the most rudimentary, and important, are: 1) An understanding of what the consensus of 99% of the experts in the field is. 2) An intimate familiarity with not merely the existence - but the broadest and most extensive implications - of the Dunning-Kruger Effect. If either of these things comes across as equivocation, they shouldn’t, and if they do, then we just have to broaden the context of our discussion and do a better job of defining our terms. As far as I’m concerned, anyone ignorant of these two things I mention cannot be considered “educated” in any specific scientific discipline. Subsequently, I would argue that it isn’t possible for an educated layman to fall victim to pseudoscience in the manner you suggest they are vulnerable. This isn’t to say such a person cannot fall prey to misinformation or misunderstanding; even experts make mistakes. We are all human. It *is* to say, however, that such a person cannot be a dedicated proponent of pseudoscientific conspiracy theories. Pursuant to item #1 above, an educated layman knows that the experts know better, and, just as importantly, pursuant to item #2, they know that they *don’t* know better than the experts.

    Dana CollinsDana CollinsIl y a 3 mois
  • I can tell you haven’t done your research. Some of what this guy says is true of virus is a solvent water is the number one solvent on this earth a virus is a solvent and does the same thing research his stuff while you can big guy because you’re putting out a bunch of bullshit information.And in fact I believe you’re preaching pseudoscience far beyond anybody I’ve heard in a while. I think you’re a follower of the agenda and I’m gonna let everybody know

    Brian BondBrian BondIl y a 3 mois
    • Watch out hes telling on mom 😳

      Victor ArcosVictor ArcosIl y a 3 mois
  • Its so frustrating that people can get such a huge platform for their bad ides.

    CartercusCartercusIl y a 3 mois
  • Hello from Ecuador! I appreciate how well researched and presented your show is. Thank you for respecting your audience. Jared you are the man 🤙

    Alfonso Andres Ríos RobalinoAlfonso Andres Ríos RobalinoIl y a 3 mois
  • No, they really are just idiots. If you can't discern between "pseudo-science" and fact, you're hopeless.

    kermitkermitIl y a 3 mois
  • Correlation does not necessarily mean causation. But it can. We good?

    Richard CollierRichard CollierIl y a 3 mois
  • Cowens is a joke reincrante lol

    AnymAnymIl y a 3 mois
  • What's with the needless disparagement of medical doctors. I'm an MD and I have news for you; our training absolutely incorporates critical thinking and research methods. Rote memorization is the first, easiest, and most trivial part of medical training. Instead of insulting medical doctors, maybe Wisecrack should acknowledge that a) they are (apparently) completely ignorant of how medical education works. and b) plenty of scientists (even those with mighty PhDs) pedal in pseudoscience as well. The unifying factor of these scammers is personal greed and willful ignorance of the area they claim expertise in. The particular letters that follow our name have nothing to do with it.

    James MillerJames MillerIl y a 3 mois
  • Doctors don't practice, or aren't trained in critical thinking? Seriously? Doctors, like researchers, are humans, and therefore bound to have some small percentage of duds. There are similar gullible small communities among researchers touting pseudoscience as well. If you think all we do is memorization without critical thinking, next time you're sick I invite you to simply treat yourself via WebMD instead of coming to see people like me at the emergency department. Oh and by the way to keep our jobs most of us are required to also publish research regularly.

    celibatairepapilloncelibatairepapillonIl y a 3 mois
  • Jesus Man, Get a God Damn Haircut

    Thomas HanlonThomas HanlonIl y a 3 mois
  • I'm SO glad you said "sadly" before talking about what is done to animals in laboratories. I've seen enough videos already that, when they talk about this, they simply mention it, as if it was the most normal and ethical thing ever. Also, amazing video ❤

    WrendysWrendysIl y a 3 mois
    • Are you going to volunteer? Human lives>rats and chimpanzees

      Elisabeth AndersenElisabeth AndersenIl y a mois
  • They're stupid tho

    KuroshiroKuroshiroIl y a 3 mois
  • There are two great videos on Robert Koch by extra history, they go over the nature of modern science very well.

    Reese HendricksenReese HendricksenIl y a 3 mois
  • I’m on the fence about cryptozoology being a sudo science

    Liam HitchensLiam HitchensIl y a 3 mois
  • Whoa, cool Twin Peaks tapestry :)

    Angela DefendiniAngela DefendiniIl y a 3 mois
  • How fake science can fool you: throw the word "quantum" a lot, and say everyone who disagrees is paid by the government/nasa/big pharma

    Fede DronkitFede DronkitIl y a 3 mois
    • literally all of my arguments against them are easily disputed by them with "they're paid, that's fake, history can be faked, scientists are paid", you can't really win against them, just like you can't win against heavily religious people.

      VadyVadyIl y a 3 jours
  • “Non-science” sure sounds a lot like “nonsense”

    NinjaLobsterStudiosNinjaLobsterStudiosIl y a 3 mois
  • 7:00

    Tristan McCannTristan McCannIl y a 3 mois
  • One word ignorance people will believe things they hear once and they don't take time to check it. These guys play to people's emotions.

    Bharath GBharath GIl y a 3 mois
  • i think to prove a proposition wrong or right involves imagining a world where you are wrong in your belief and see if that world can be the same as the one we are living in now. ultimately youd need to be able to know if you are wrong about it

    Fizzy Milkshake ProductionsFizzy Milkshake ProductionsIl y a 3 mois
  • Now I know why Homeopathy is still popular despite it going against basic knowledge of general chemistry.

    Prital BamnodkarPrital BamnodkarIl y a 3 mois
  • Do Antz.

    The Jazz KingThe Jazz KingIl y a 3 mois
  • THANK YOU

    Melissa McCauleyMelissa McCauleyIl y a 3 mois
  • Relate these concepts to frank turek and his other moron pals. That way I don't have to keep writing it in the comments, I can just copy and paste the link.

    god slayergod slayerIl y a 3 mois
  • Ironically some of the 5G towers that have been torched were 4G towers which were only doing what all cell phone towers are doing. Namely letting you make phone calls on your cell phone.

    Uma ChanUma ChanIl y a 3 mois
  • is Gwinnett Paltrow that dumb or is she just pretending to be

    Kami84Kami84Il y a 3 mois
  • This is really unfair guys. I have so much work to finish but this channel is so addictive!

    Akash ChopraAkash ChopraIl y a 3 mois
  • It wasn’t only formal fourth estate journalism which took a dip since the social media last decade but science journalism as well or at least having it’s validity accepted. ‘How the pandemic end..changes society’, ‘what is the definition of a crisis’, ‘how have conspiracies changed’ and the ‘flat earth’ videos on this channel, support that.

    AepistemicAepistemicIl y a 3 mois
  • What you all said is right, but lacked that organisation you have in other episodes which makes it a much more coherent explanation

    Sagar AgrawalSagar AgrawalIl y a 3 mois
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