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Which cult is the funniest?

I often write about “cult medicine”, that is, medical practices that share many characteristics of cults: they are based on faith, they follow charismatic leaders, they separate people from their money—you know, like The Church of Scientology. The COS has everything going for it—a religious arm, a health care arm (the Citizens Commission on Human…

Out, pesky engram!

Over at Neurotopia, Scicurious has been doing some terrific writing about depression.  Mental illness is a topic I’ve written about many times, so I was inspired to look into the vault and see what kind of goodies I had back there.  Well, since I truly loathe people who dole out dangerous medical lies, I figured…