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  •  Mark Hoofnagle of the (1+ / 0-)
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    Denialism Blog has dubbed this phenomenon "crank magnetism". Crank beliefs often go together, just as prejudices do.

    Personally, as a physician, I would be very concerned at a child becoming febrile after having ingested bleach or had it shot up his rectum—Orac (Respectful Insolence)

    by ebohlman on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 02:03:34 PM PDT

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    •  Crank Magentism (0+ / 0-)

      I like that, a nice turn of the phrase, and I will look up Hoofnagle to see what he has to say for himself.  Thanks for the tip.

      Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies have nothing to lose but their chains -Marx (-8.75,-8.36)

      by alain2112 on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 05:49:33 PM PDT

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