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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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Denial 101

Many thanks to Barry Woods for sending me this: https://www.edx.org/course/making-sense-climate-science-denial-uqx-denial101x It’s a free 7-week on-line course on “Making Sense of Climate Science Denial” run by the University of Queensland. Among the instructors are Fellow for the Global Change Institute John … Continue reading

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“Recursive Fury”: a Summary

[The retraction of the Lewandowsky/Cook “Recursive Fury” paper has been generally greeted as a great victory for us sceptics, and many commenters have opined that we can forget about it; it’s history. I disagree, for the following reasons. The same … Continue reading

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Lew’s Third Table

The following is an analysis of Table 3 in the paper: “Recursive fury: Conspiracist ideation in the blogosphere in response to research on conspiracist ideation”:  by Stephan Lewandowsky, John Cook, Klaus Oberauer and Michael Hubble-Marriott. This table presents in summary … Continue reading

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Lewandowsky Timeline

This page provides a timeline for understanding the two papers by Lewandowsky et al. which discuss conspiracist ideation among climate sceptics. I shall be updating it continuously. Additions and hints on formatting welcome. LOG12 “NASA faked the moon landing|Therefore (Climate) … Continue reading

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Recursive Fury: Lew’s Waterloo

Lewandowsky et al 2013 is an exercise in content analysis which aims to show that blog comment  on a previous paper (LOG12) exhibits “conspiracist ideation”. It contains two major errors: 1) It subsumes all criticism of  LOG12 under the heading … Continue reading

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Lew’d Cooked and Cornered

The Lewandowsky affair has taken off again with an article at http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/03/09/stephan-lewandowsky-and-john-cook-making-things-up/ by Brandon Shollenberger which establishes that the Lewandowsky et al 2013 article “Recursive Fury” misquotes Foxgoose, Nathan Kurz and me. In comments Foxgoose, Barry Woods, and Joanna Nova … Continue reading

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Lew’s Lies (2): Trick or Tweet?

Simon Turnill of Australian Climate Madness obtained Lewandowsky’s emails concerning the paper LOG12 via an FOI request. Many  thanks to Steve McIntyre who forwarded them to me. Below is a summary of Lewandowsky’s requests addressed to “pro-science” blogs, beginning with … Continue reading

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Lewandowsky the Liar

There are many kinds of psychologist. Many, possibly most, of the academic kind, who do surveys or investigate human behaviour in the laboratory, have little time for psychoanalysts, who were the subject of my previous post . Academic psychologists consider … Continue reading

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