Prevention Programs And Scientific Nonsense

“The anti-science movement in health promotion has arisen as part of the humanistic perspective within the discipline that positions itself in direct opposition to a science-based approach that it terms ‘positivism.’ According to this view, the application of the scientific method – that is, an approach to the world founded upon experimentation and hypothesis testing – to social phenomena is both epistemologically and ethically wrong.” D.M. Gorman –Prevention Programs And…

Gibson Kicks the Blogging Habit

“[Cyberpunk novelist William] Gibson is currently winding up the book tour in Ireland and Britain. Once it is over, he’ll end the weblog, he says. ‘I have to go do whatever it is I do, to find the next novel,’ he said. ‘Writing novels is pretty solitary, and blogging is very social.’” Karlin Lillington –Gibson Kicks the Blogging Habit Wired) The text of the article states that Gibson will soon…