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RT @MeritLaw: 3 bombs, 2 weeks, 1 city- kill 17 y/o; a father & severely injure 75 y/o woman. Sophisticated terrorist still at large! Expla…
Which is why medical pseudoscience is so awful—best case scenario you’re giving (scared, often desperate) people false hope, worst case scenario you’re causing real harm.
This is kind of the crux of the whole thing (from the HuffPost article above): people turn to pseudoscience out of fear, desperation, and a feeling of disempowerment. https://t.co/nkEtq6Kud6
And while “gun culture” isn’t the same thing as conspiracy theory culture, this piece by @AlanLevinovitz offers a super interesting take on why people believe medical pseudoscience and other things that are empirically false.  https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gun-culture-wellness-empowerment_us_5aa6c606e4b087e5aaecb6a5 
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