Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Emotion is not based on sound science

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/103375270/can-christchurch-prevent-permanent-chlorination-after-havelock-north-epidemic But Rabbitts argues that Havelock North has taught us much more about the potential risks to water supplies and that for Christchurch to somehow be exempted from mandatory chlorination, it would need to do much more than its current $21.5 million programme of upgrading and repairing 103 compromised well-heads. He says

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#Psychology #Ignore #Deniers #Climate #Science #Trump #Self-interest

http://www.stuff.co.nz/science/93310922/the-psychology-of-climate-change-denial-why-sceptics-refuse-to-believe-the-science Some sceptics will never be convinced - and the scientists say they may be best ignored. "There are the extreme views where nothing you say makes any difference, and they'll just make up reasons to believe what they want to believe. That's what we find. And it's just pointless arguing with

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Should unvaccinated children be kept out of childcare ?

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/health/2017/03/childcare-ban-for-unvaccinated-kids-worth-considering.html Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he wants unvaccinated children to be banned from childcare centres, and is pushing state and territory leaders to take a firm stance on the issue. As part of the proposal, immunisation rates of all preschools and daycare centres would be made publicy available. "Since the Australians

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How Finland Treats Alcohol Addiction

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/04/the-irrationality-of-alcoholics-anonymous/386255/ For a glimpse of how treatment works elsewhere, I traveled to Finland, a country that shares with the United States a history of prohibition (inspired by the American temperance movement, the Finns outlawed alcohol from 1919 to 1932) and a culture of heavy drinking. Finland’s treatment model is based in large

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