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Extremely bad science

3 February 2009

Bad Science’s Ben Goldacre has posted a lengthy radio segment from presenter Jeni Barnett’s LBC radio show. In it, Barnett rails against immunisation, repeats every pseudo-scientific thing she’s been told, uses anecdotes as proof, makes innumerable leaps of false logic, and takes calls from homeopaths to support her view.

I’m halfway through the segment and feeling ill.

EDIT: there are some much saner callers later in the show.

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