Understanding and reducing the power of fallacies, myths and lies.
Dysology is the study of orthodox bias, academic blind spots, irrationality, pseudo scholarship and fraud influencing bad social science research, bad science, bad policymaking, quackery, counterknowledge, 'voodoo histories', 'voodoo criminology', 'flat earth news', unevidenced claptrap, truisms dressed up as causalities, de-bunked beliefs, and other ignorance.
Bombshell Discovery: Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace Committed the World's Greatest Science Fraud by Plagiarising the Entire Theory of Natural Selection and then Lying by Pretending they had no Prior-Knowledge of Patrick Matthew's Prior-Publication.
In 2014 big data analysis of the 30+ million books in the Google library project revealed that Darwin lied when he said that neither he nor any naturalist known to him had read Patrick Matthew’s prior publication of the complete theory of natural selection.
For the past 154 years the scientific community ignored the ancient Latin motto of the royal society – nullius in verba (on the word alone of no one) - and simply took Darwin’s word for it.
Criminologist Mike sutton discovered that rather than no one reading Matthew’s book that in fact at least 52 people read it, 19 of whom were in Darwin’s social circle. Seven naturalists cited Matthew’s book pre-1859 and three played key roles at the very epicentre of influence of the pre-1860 published work of Darwin and Wallace. One even edited and published Wallace’s famous Sarawak paper! Moreover Darwin told 6 lies to achieve primacy over Matthew and a computer assisted plagiarism check of the pre 1860 work of both Darwin and Wallace revealed striking similarities with Matthew’s prior published book of 1831.
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Explanations by Analogy have the Power to Change the World.
Read Mike Sutton's 2015 position paper on why the New Data means Darwinist beliefs in their namesake's and Wallace's so called "independent discoveries" of Matthew's prior published theory - whilst surrounded by friends and associates who read it - is as improbable as The Virgin Mary supernaturally conceiving a child whilst surrounded by fertile men. Here
Discovery of the Spinach Popeye and Iron Supermyth
Neither Cohen nor Young coined the phrase and concept of 'moral panic'
Richard Dawkins is an invented originator