Questionable Science

These posts address questionable science topics, including things like nutrition, psychology, and self-help.
Sep
09
Our Wishful Thinking Era (Newsletter 063)

Our Wishful Thinking Era (Newsletter 063)

In our wishful thinking era, there is only one thing more harmful than the lies we willingly believe, and that is pointing out the truth.
5 min read
Jun
17
You Aren't What You Eat (Newsletter 051)

You Aren't What You Eat (Newsletter 051)

The more we learn about nutrition, the more we learn that our inputs do not directly correlate to outputs.
7 min read
Apr
13
To the Citizens of the 2100s (from the 2020s)

To the Citizens of the 2100s (from the 2020s)

You know the history, but do you know what we were thinking when the world lost its collective mind at the end of the 2020s? As someone who lived through it, I want to tell you.
4 min read
Mar
11
Can We Pay Everyone The Same Salary? (Newsletter 037)

Can We Pay Everyone The Same Salary? (Newsletter 037)

The recommended living wage slightly exceeds today's actual median household income. This raises some interesting questions.
7 min read
Nov
16
Aspirin Recommendations Make My Head Hurt

Aspirin Recommendations Make My Head Hurt

How could so many experts have been so wrong about something that everyone believed for decades?
5 min read
Jul
16
Opinions Are (Mostly) Free (Newsletter 003)

Opinions Are (Mostly) Free (Newsletter 003)

Greetings friends! James Bellerjeau here. Three is a powerful number, as far as these things go. It is in fact
3 min read
Jun
07
Nutrition Advice Gives Me Indigestion

Nutrition Advice Gives Me Indigestion

Experts not only disagree in the moment. They disagree with themselves over time. What is determined to be accepted wisdom
3 min read