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  • Meta Stuff

    It’s the Sundaylies! with A Cure for Blue Babies, How Names Lead to Bias, and Lactivist vs. Feminist

    Sunday Funny: Bacteria Sex (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Blue Babies with Crossword Puzzle Hearts: The Pediatric Cardiology of Helen Taussig (Women in Science 56) Dale tells the story of the life of a woman who saved the lives of countless children. Mad Art Cast: How Not to Get Ripped Off As An Artist The Gang discusses what artists need…

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  • Skepticism

    Neurodiversity Is Not A Get Out Of Jail Free Card

    “How do you know that question isn’t hard for him? He has autism. He might not understand racism.” “People with BPD can’t help being manipulative. That’s why I’d never date one.” “Cut her some slack, she doesn’t understand what she’s doing wrong.” Some people might think that these statements are someone compassionate or good for people who are neurodiverse. Benny…

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  • Skepticism

    Yes Virginia, There is Evidence of Bias

    Skepticland is a place where Science and Studies are all important. Anecdotal evidence? Bah! Not important. Especially when it comes to questions of human behavior, people want proof. This is even more true when -isms come up. Of courseĀ it is important that we have something to back up assertions of racism, sexism, or bias. But where a lot of people…

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