The 5 Techniques of Science Denial

In the article “A history of FLICC: the 5 techniques of science denial” places five strategies (Fake experts, Logical fallacies, Impossible expectations, Cherry picking, and Conspiracy theories.) into a the acronym FLICC. This article, elaborates on many other techniques within these broad 5 categories, including examples of each.

The article includes links to a three part video series explaining the 5 techniques, and a huge table listing each technique along with a definition and example.

Please click here to read the full article and get links to the videos.

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