Why no skepticism critical inspection? Intellectual integrity too much of a burden?

Is traditional masculinity pathological? Luboš Motl – “when the umbrella organization standing above all U.S. psychologists explicitly says that “masculinity is pathological”, we’re supposed to think that everything is fine. Sorry, it’s not fine.”

to claim that life on Earth is pathological in general is insane – and irrational.

Why? Because the adjective “pathological” is ultimately a value judgement that must be made by somebody who is man-like.

The APA guidelines are a reflection of the cancer of the extreme left-wing politicized science that has already conquered many disciplines. The first ones included the humanities and some social sciences but psychology is relatively close to natural sciences which is why this particular trend is so disturbing.

Media’s Angry Response To President Trump’s Oval Office Speech Comes Up Short. Mollie Hemingway – “The Democrats’ theme for the evening was ‘facts, not fear.’ Many major media also adopted the same theme.”

“The coordinated talking point began hours if not days before the speech even aired, with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota saying yesterday morning, “Fact-checkers are eating their Wheaties and getting extra rest since they will be working overtime tonight to separate fact from fiction on this border situation.”

But when it came time to back up this talking point about factual inaccuracies, the media whiffed. Most of the alleged “fact” “checks” were instead critiques of opinions. Many critiqued things not included in Trump’s speech. And sometimes the “fact” “checks” dinged Trump for saying completely true things.

Checking facts is extremely important. It’s a vital function of journalism and one that was sorely missing for a good eight years of the Obama presidency. It’s not that journalists have over-corrected — a genuine return to fact-based reporting wouldn’t just be welcome but preferable. The problem is that they’re extremely confused about the difference between value assessments and facts. They also struggle with basic logic and reading comprehension.

And people trust media oblivious to the dripping hate and anger?

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