Not All in the MSM is Lunacy

by Don Boudreaux on September 23, 2009

in Media, Myths and Fallacies

At least some superstitions are reported as such by the mainstream media.

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Metre September 23, 2009 at 3:14 pm

Did someone actually spend money to do this study? What next, spending money to disprove astrology, palm-reading, and phrenology? People believe this kind of hokum because it comforts them somehow. I doubt that any scientific studies will dissuade people from continuing to believe in it.

Ike Pigott September 23, 2009 at 4:27 pm

Don, don’t think your pun in the title will go unnoticed.

BoscoH September 23, 2009 at 7:02 pm

Next, they will study the outcomes of muirgeo’s patients after he posts to Cafe Hayek. Fortunately, they will drown in data.

louh September 24, 2009 at 3:36 am

Can you ever know if a seemingly absurd statement contains any truth? The point is such Universal statements about the moon only lead to more unanswerable questions. This study could not logically disprove such an illogical assumption.

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