Category Archives: Rationality

More on Cancer – I’m an Optimist

I continue to receive questions from people on my posts on cancer.  Given the interest, rather than respond in the comments, I’ve chosen to respond here. Capturing the spirit of these questions was a reply from a reader, Wish I … Continue reading

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On Beliefs and Negative Advertising

Life expectancy is going up.  The air is cleaner.  Water is cleaner.  The incidence of cancer is going down.  Cell phones do not, cannot, cause cancer.  Barack Obama was born in Hawaii. These are objectively and provably true.  Yet people, many … Continue reading

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