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 Post subject: Goldmine
PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:49 am 
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Here is a copy & paste of a Facebook post by Lars Avemarie. There's a ton of stuff here that can only make you a better person/athlete.

Do Not Watch List:
Food Matters
Food, Inc.
Farmageddon
Forks Over Knives
King Corn
Hungry For Change
Fed Up
That Sugar Film
Vaxxed
Carb loaded
What the health
Cowspiracy
Sugar: the bitter truth
Did I miss any?
Instead of watching a bias, misleading and stupid (making many logical errors and erroneous scientific thinking) documentary. View something that requires conscious attention, and does not serve you clear, simple, and wrong answer to a very complex problem.
"For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong" H. L. Mencken
How about viewing something that does not support your preconceived beliefs, and something that force you to think, and that challenge your beliefs...
Learning to detox your thinking process (thanks for that one Morten Elsøe), of low quality and erroneous thinking is in my book the best antidote to believing BS.


Free lectures:

B.S Detection 101 For Fitness Professionals (and Non-Professionals) with Nick Tumminello
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDG8VToOPh4

The Art of Thinking Clearly with Rolf Dobelli
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNOV4nlOHtQ

Why Most People (Even People with Advanced Science Degrees) Are Scientifically Illiterate
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px42_kHWnVw

Baloney Detection Kit with Michael Shermer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNSHZG9blQQ

Homeopathy, quackery and fraud with James Randi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0Z7KeNCi7g

Why people believe weird things with Michael Shermer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8T_jwq9ph8k

How to Think Like a Skeptical Neurologist with Prof. Steven Novella
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGpsd6orUm0

The Truth About Alternative Medicine (TAM 2012)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-AUHCf7eHQ

Here Be Dragons - Introduction to critical thinking
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=752V173e31o

Courses:
Science Based Medicine course (free) by Dr. Harriet Hall, MD
https://www.youtube.com/playlist

Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills with Prof. Steven Novella, M.D.
http://www.thegreatcourses.com/…/your-d ... ind-a-scie

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 Post subject: Re: Goldmine
PostPosted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:40 pm 
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I started reading his recommendations while grounded with a copper anklet


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 Post subject: Re: Goldmine
PostPosted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:35 am 
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Michael Shermer and James Randi are pretty dodgy characters. So is Steven Novella.

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