Entries by Cory Johnston

Mainstream Media Denial

Here’s what’s wrong with your anti mainstream media views. First, the mainstream media is not one thing. It’s not a monolith that’s owned by one group or one dude. There are multiple companies all competing for your attention. They all have certain things in common and they all have flaws but they are not part […]

What’s the deal with globalism?

So I’m sure that everyone has heard of globalism or “the globalists trying to take over the world” but if you’re like me then you may be confused about what that means. I thought I would try to take a bit of a look at some of the information on “globalists”. First off the word […]

Riots and Protests with Dan Arel

In this episode of The Hardcore Skeptic Examines, Cory talked to Dan Arel author of The Secular Activistand Parenting Without God. They talked about various aspects of social justice activism including protests and property damage. Here are some links https://www.facebook.com/danarelblog/ http://www.danarel.com https://twitter.com/danarel His books The Secular Activist Parenting Without God   Image background photo by Warren Wong on Unsplash For anything […]

Social Justice with Callie Wright

Only 2 and a half years late, this interview with Callie Wright for the Hardcore Skeptic series on social justice is still as relevant and worth publishing as it ever was. Society hasn’t suddenly fixed itself since we talked and if anything it’s gotten more important that we talk about this stuff and acknowledge how […]

What’s the Deal with Rape Culture?

According to Wikipedia, rape culture is a sociological concept for a setting in which rape is pervasive and normalized due to societal attitudes about gender and sexuality. Some of the behaviours included in that are victim blaming, slut-shaming, sexual objectification, trivializing rape, denial of widespread rape, refusing to acknowledge the harm caused by sexual violence, […]

Totally Unqualified

In this episode of the Shift To Reason Radio, Cory, Lisa, Rene, Dan, and Dave talk Religious Nuttery, Woo, Politics, and Hate. This is from our November 23rd show. Links   Religious Nuttery Rene’s Story – https://www.vice.com/en_au/article/ev3vqp/an-untouched-tribe-killed-9– the-missionary-trying-to-convert-them? Rene’s Story – http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/texas-pastor-says-concert-by-devil-worshipping-band-ghost-is-not-healthy-for-our-community Woo Report Cory’s Story – https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/health-nutrition/carnivore-diet-beefy-leap-faith Science Lisa’s Story – https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/hemimastigotes-supra-kingdom-1.4715823 Politics Dan’s Story – https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/nothing-on-this-page-is-real-how-lies-become-truth-in-online-america/2018/11/17/edd44cc8-e85a-11e8-bbdb-72fdbf9d4fed_story.html New segment on Hatred […]

Talking To Climate Change Deniers

In this one Cory, Dan, Rene, Lisa, and Dave talk about how we talk to the opposition about climate change, among other things. Then they talk about Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and how she deals with Republican trolls. Then you get our What’s the Deal segment on globalism and Cory rants about mainstream media conspiracies. What’s […]

Wielding the Lasso of Truth with Dr. Jen Gunter

In this episode Cory, Rene, Lisa, Dan, and Dave talked to Dr. Jen Gunter about topics related to health, pseudoscience, and misinformation. It was a great chat and Dr. Gunter was an awesome guest. Here are some links to her stuff https://drjengunter.wordpress.com/ https://twitter.com/DrJenGunter   Here are some of the the references she recommended https://www.nlm.nih.gov/ https://www.aap.org/en-us/Pages/Default.aspx […]

Ghost Sex Is Just Another Name For Masturbation

In this episode of Shift To Reason Radio, Cory, Rene, Sarah, and Dave talk about Halal soup, ghost sex, alien probes, animal vaccines for anthrax, the science of pot in your bloodstream, and yet another incel who murdered people. Links for stories WTF!? Rene’s Story – https://www.facebook.com/woodbine777/posts/10160845178880063 Woo Report Dave’s Story – https://nypost.com/2018/10/30/woman-who-had-sex-with-20-ghosts-is-now-engaged-to-a-spirit Cory’s Story – https://ktla.com/2018/11/05/mystery-object-that-sped-past-earth-last-year-could-be-probe-sent-by-aliens-harvard-researchers-say/ Sarah’s Story […]