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Trolls = Sadists?

I don’t have time to dissect or expand on this, and I don’t have the original paper, but I thought it worth noting: Trolls just want to have fun Erin E. Buckels, Paul D. Trapnell, Delroy L. Paulhus Abstract In two online studies (total N = 1215), respondents completed personality inventories and a survey of…

Closing Commenting

Popular Science, one of the longest running and, well, popular, magazines that deals with science has a website. Last Tuesday, on-line editor Suzanne LaBarre announced that Popular Science would no longer have comment sections on most of its pages. The reason sited was that “Comments can be bad for science.” She noted: A politically motivated,…

You’re not helping has proven its analytical illiteracy and disregard for reason and truth in a rather ironic way: By demonstrating biased ‘reasoning’ and ad hominem argument in a blog post about how another blog is not really a science blog. Some time ago they selected Why Evolution is True as a blog they hate,…