All this talk about homeopathy and other “non-science” keeps reminding me of the wonderful short series on “preconceptual science” from the Non-sequitur comic strip.
I’ll lead you with the one frame of each strip, with a link to the full cartoon they are from in the accompanying text. Have fun!
Danae Pyle says she want to be a “preconceptual scientist” when she grows up, which she describes as:
Danae agrees her new “science” is about making an idea “from thin air”, then dismissing evidence that proves you’re wrong:
Finally, Danae expresses the sheer dismissal-ness of it all:
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