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sheldon101

Toronto, Canada
  This blog is an outgrowth of my long time interest in the Skeptical and Critical Thinking movement. That forces me to pay attention to logical fallacies and try to avoid  confirmation bias.  I try to be accurate, even though I have a point of view. I’m... Full Bio
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If a tree falls by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education If a tree falls in the city and no one hears it. More details and pictures at  http://blogblogsheldon.blogspot.ca/2012/04/if-tree-falls.html Read on »
Using Kodak or Matin Film Leader Extractor Tool by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education It has been a long time since I've posted an entry. I haven't used 35mm film for a long, long time. I'm selling some stuff on ebay, including a Kodak film extractor. The ... Read on »
Wakefield Transcripts Grouped by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Transcripts for the UK General Medical Council disciplinary hearing against Dr.Wakefield, Professor Walker-Smith and Professor Murch grouped by type of witness. Transcripts ... Read on »
Wakefield Transcripts in Day Order by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Transcripts for the UK General Medical Council disciplinary hearing against Dr.Wakefield, Professor Walker-Smith and  Professor Murch in day order without editorial comment. ... Read on »
Petition to stop Sharyl Attkinson misusing her CBS News Blog by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Time after time  Sharyl Attkinson, an investigative reporter for CBS News displays her ideological opposition to vaccines in her blog at CBS News. And I dutifully file a con ... Read on »
Copied from vaccineswork by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education All the entries from www.vaccineswork.blogspot.com have been copied here to www.sheldon101blog.blogspot.com Read on »
john and harold by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Here's a familiar scenario.   Meet John and Harold. John, a vaccination opponent (not AnimlNitr8) visits his 75 year old parents at their home. Mom and Dad had been vac ... Read on »
BRUESEWITZ v. WYETH LLC by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The dissent in BRUESEWITZ v. WYETH LLC  is stupid.  Thankfully it is a dissent. Read on »
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory - New York Times by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education     My grandfather's sister, Fanny Rosen. got her picture in the New York Times in February 21, 2011 nearly 100 years after her death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Company F ... Read on »
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory - New York Times by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education    My grandfather's sister, Fanny Rosen. got her picture in the New York Times in February 21, 2011 nearly 100 years after her death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fi ... Read on »
Finally Saw This - New York Times by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Autism Fraud New York Times Editorial January 12, 2011 The report that first triggered scares that a vaccine to prevent measles , mumps and rubella might cause autis ... Read on »
Krigsman 2010 and Constipation by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Krigsman’s 2010 paper Krigsman’s 2010 paper  Clinical presentation and Histologic Findings at Ileocolonoscopy in children with Autistic spectrum Disorder and chronic Gastro ... Read on »
Transcripts for Wakefield Hearing Online by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Gathered here are links to the GMC transcripts, the Fact Finding  Decision of January 2010, the Good Medical Practice Guidelines, and the three Determination on Serious ... Read on »
Free 2 step verification with Google -Get it by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Google is now offering free two step verification for its products. One step verification username:   john password:  password or  password:12345 This ... Read on »
Free 2 step verification with Google -Get it by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Google is now offering free two step verification for its products. One step verification username:   john password:  password or  password:12345 Thi ... Read on »
Wakefield GMC Transcripts Now Online by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The transcripts of the GMC hearing against Wakefield, Walker-Smith and Murch make great reading. They make nonsense of all the claims by Wakefield  supporters against the pr ... Read on »
Brian Deer Toronto Feb 16, 2011 by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Brian Deer came to Toronto to take part in a public forum at Innis College at U of T.  I missed that.  But I wondered if he was going to be speaking elsewhere.  He was. S ... Read on »
Brian Deer Toronto Feb 16, 2011 by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Brian Deer came to Toronto to take part in a public forum at Innis College at U of T.  I missed that.  But I wondered if he was going to be speaking elsewhere.  He was. S ... Read on »
The Moderator is the Problem by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A major update  for  Write it Moderate it at Huffington-Post This is a strange story. The moderation on a blog entry on homeopathy is a stark change from that for months ... Read on »
And the Moral of the Story i by sheldon101 Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Apparently, we get pleasure out of  moral certainty.  Bill O'Reilley gets pleasure out of being sure that he is right and everyone else gets pleasure out of knowing he is wr ... Read on »