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Quantum Physics "Rogue Scholar"[edit]

I have made an account specifically to ask about this, as it is making me feel unwell. A search through the internet which started with this very site's article on Alternative Cosmologies has led me to someone called "Michael Bush" on Quora, who calls himself a "Rogue Scholar" (bad sign, I know). He keeps putting certain images (made by himself, as, he doesn't cite any other sources in anyone of his answers) in all of his answers regarding questions of Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity (he says that the first is unequivocally false and that the second is true). I will give you the question where he has detailed his beliefs: https://www.quora.com/What-paradox-would-you-give-to-an-AI-to-confuse-it (first answer). I understand that his crackpot index is off the charts, and that his mighty dismissal of every single quantum physicist on the planet is obviously wrong, but I would appreciate if anyone knowledgable in these subjects would look at his grand unifying diagrams. I would like to know what specific part of them is wrong (if they truly are). Thanks in advance!--RoAwesomeFace (talk) 19:50, 5 May 2020 (UTC)

The Nation colomnist Katha Pollit[edit]

She recently wrote an colomn about Joe Biden, in which she says: “I would vote for Joe Biden if he boiled babies and ate them.”

Source: https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/joe-biden-tara-reade-allegations/

Article by The Hill: https://thehill.com/homenews/media/499057-nation-columnist-criticized-for-writing-shed-vote-for-biden-if-he-boiled

Should this be added? Dr. (“LiNK” 49) (talk) 03:28, 27 May 2020 (UTC)

Washington Times Baphomet Statue Tomfoolery[edit]

The Washington times has published an article stating that since confederate statues are coming down because they are offensive, christians have the right to wrap american flags around statues of Baphomet and set them alight failing to realise nobody actually worships ol' Baphy and most people on the left would see that as the absolute sickest most kickass bonfire party ever

Source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/jun/26/christians-should-destroy-all-baphomet-statues/

Even if they don't do it (which lets face it they won't) I think this should be added to clogs because its good for a laugh. On the very slim chance they do go through with it we should be giving out invites to the shindig of the decade (talk) 15:10, 27 June 2020 (UTC)

Jeez, that web page consists of several megabytes of advertisements and Javascript abuse as a wrapper for a stupid "editorial" consisting of a mere 163 words that looks like it was written by a middle school student. No one will organize and attend a protest resulting in the destruction of the Baphomet statue. The Washington Times and their irrelevant opinions should be ignored. —cosmikdebris talk stalk 17:20, 27 June 2020 (UTC)

Twitter thread about UK brexiteers in France[edit]

Its a fake as exposed by Alex Hern of the Guardian. Reverse image search showed the profile pic is a generic stock image. Still funny and there are plenty of entitled Brits who actually think like that to mock especially in Gibraltar but alas lets not get caught up in frauds. Source : https://twitter.com/alexhern/status/1278311924405583872 (talk) 14:38, 1 July 2020 (UTC)

Yeah, there's also no "David Saunders" book series either as specified in fake Twitter account profile (there's a guy who's collaborated with a few management books by that name, that's it). Removed it. We really need to be careful making WIGOs out of social media junk IMHO, this shows why. Soundwave106 (talk) 15:21, 1 July 2020 (UTC)
Clogosphere is perfect for this. It's an entertaining piece of performance art, I say let it stand--Hastur! (talk) 15:26, 1 July 2020 (UTC)