Monthly Archives: July 2015

Lewandowsky on Sex and the Single Scholar

  Joanne Nova was the first climate blogger to pick up on Lew’s peculiarities with this article http://joannenova.com.au/2010/03/picasso-brain-syndrome/ which she followed up with this http://joannenova.com.au/2010/05/name-calling-fairy-dust-conspiracy-theorist/ Joanne’s articles are responses to Lewandowsky’s articles at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2010-03-11/33178 and http://www.abc.net.au/news/2010-05-03/33900 Back in March and … Continue reading

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Lew’s Conspiracist Classification Criteria

I intend to put up all my research on Lewandowsky’s new paper here as I complete it. I don’t expect many people to find it interesting. It is intended as a research tool for anyone who is preparing an analysis, … Continue reading

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Googling Lew: Repulsive Ferret Revisited

Lewandowsky’s claim to have anonymised the material in “Recurrent Fury” so as to render blogs and blog commenters unidentifiable is entirely false, as I discovered in five minutes on Google. I’ve already quoted this paragraph from the article Lewandowsky wrote … Continue reading

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Mister <1%: Lew Screws Up Again

I’m browsing through the new Lewandowsky paper, and after just three pages have found some interesting anomalies. He says in his blog article at http://www.shapingtomorrowsworld.org/rf2015.html “… the corpus of text underlying the analysis is no longer publically [sic] available. These … Continue reading

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New Triple-Thickness Lew Paper

Lewandowsky has a new paper out with co-authors Cook and Marriott, called “Recurrent Fury: Conspiratorial Discourse in the Blogosphere Triggered by Research on the Role of Conspiracist Ideation in Climate Denial”. You can read it at http://jspp.psychopen.eu/article/view/443 Lew has a … Continue reading

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Lew’s Lost Conspiracy

At the end of my post summarising Lewandowsky’s Recursive Fury” paper, https://geoffchambers.wordpress.com/2014/04/22/recursive-fury-a-summary/ I presented the list of conspiracy theories found in the Supplemental Material, with the number of quotes supporting each theory. There are 22 conspiracy headings in the Supplemental … Continue reading

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Keep the Coal in a Black Hole and the Gas up Rusbridger’s Wassname

I was idly surfing the English language TV news channels looking for reactions to the Greek crisis, and came across two science items. In the first the presenter was interviewing a science correspondent who was holding a cuddly furry toy … Continue reading

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