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Opinions are not the same thing as facts… (or); Some things are true, and some things aren’t… a guide to some common misconceptions… part 7…

Masks work. That is a fact. Once again, you are entitled to your own opinion, but this is social Darwinism at its most basic. Maybe masks aren’t magic. They aren’t 100% effective. But they help. Is it really too much … Continue reading

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Opinions are not the same thing as facts… (or); Some things are true, and some things aren’t… a guide to some common misconceptions… part 5…

Global warming is a fact. Once again, feel free to have a differing opinion… but you are wrong. Our first mistake was calling it ‘global warming’ instead of the more accurate ‘climate change’. This allows people to go outside, see … Continue reading

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Opinions are not the same thing as facts… (or); Some things are true, and some things aren’t… a guide to some common misconceptions… part 3…

Vaccines work, and that is a fact. There are some strange ‘opinions’ floating around out there about vaccines. I think it started with confused overly-religious people who figured that if god wanted them or their child to die, they should … Continue reading

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Opinions are not the same thing as facts… (or); Some things are true, and some things aren’t… a guide to some common misconceptions… part 2…

The Earth is not flat. End of discussion. Oh, go right ahead and not believe it if you want to, but might I suggest getting an opinion that isn’t so easy to disprove? We have been in space. We have … Continue reading

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Opinions are not the same thing as facts… (or); Some things are true, and some things aren’t… a guide to some common misconceptions… part 1…

Hey, this is America. You are absolutely free to believe whatever you want to believe. That being said, an opinion is not the same thing as a fact. You can have an opinion and it can be wrong, no matter … Continue reading

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