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The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming: You’re Not Healthy Enough, AKA The Mike Adams

‘Alternatives’ to the germ theory of disease have been known from time to time to blame the victims of disease, and though the inventors and backers of these dubious theories may believe that they’re fighting for some kind of hidden truth, the reality is that their explanations are both patronising …

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The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming 3: Legitimate Rape

It’s hard to talk about victim blaming without talking about women’s rights, and if there’s something republicans have been very good at in the last few years it’s pointing out how anti-scientific this victim blaming of women is. This goes beyond the already appalling ‘she probably deserved it’ and ‘she …

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The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming: Introduction

We’ve all heard it somewhere before, whether it be through The Secret, through Spirit Science, through self-help books, Oprah, Greg Braden, Theta Healing, and all manner of things that claim to be beneficial, enlightening, or self-empowering – victim blaming, taking the unfairness out of the world by pinning everything that …

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