Ebola Denial is Like Climate Change Denial

The overwhelming majority of the public that denies either Ebola or Climate Change cannot check the facts.  Exciting conspiracy theory’s and reference to real and imagined evils can call into question any fact. This reason for doubt is not proof of falsehood as it is often treated. Example: “I do not believe Ebola exists because […]

Gateway Sexual Activity?

There is a reason to criticize the conservative ideology. Tennessee lawmakers added language to the state’s abstinence-only sex education curriculum that warns against “gateway sexual activity.” Many have interpreted the phrase to include discouragement of anything that has potential to lead to sex — including kissing, hand-holding and cuddling. “‘Abstinence’ means from all of these activities, and we […]