The Independent Media’s panel tasked with advising on what to do about offensive comments on newspaper websites recently released its report. Here’s my take on it.
A roundup of impressions from the 4-day low carb high fat conference, held in Cape Town in February 2015, and featuring most of the big names in LCHF research.
Marika Sboros presents herself as a health journalist, but you’d be making a mistake to get your health reporting from her. Biznews.com is a haven for pseudoscience and sloppy thinking.
A note on the 2015 issue of Sax Appeal and why I think the cover image a poor attempt at satire.
This is probably a big mistake, but here are some thoughts on homophobia, the Constitution, and on whether service providers should be allowed to discriminate.
Language that presumes religion as the norm can certainly be offensive in some contexts – but as atheists, we should also be careful to not see offence where none is intended, or justified.
South Africa – and not just SA, but the USA (Ferguson, etc.) and elsewhere too – is nowhere near as happy and harmonious as we’d sometimes like to pretend.
On the principle of charity in debate, the value of being wrong, and making important distinctions in debates on social justice issues.
What is the value of online debate? Do we ever change anyone’s mind by debating online?
Concluding my look at Professor Tim Noakes’ column in the December edition of The Big Issue, as well as highlighting the problem in a proposed debate at the upcoming LCHF summit.