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TEDx: A letter to the TEDx community on TEDx and bad science

tedx:

Below is an email sent to the TEDx community regarding our view on bad science/pseudoscience talks at TEDx events.

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Hello TEDx Community,

In light of a few suspect talks that have come out of the TEDx movement — some of which we at TED have taken action to…

This is great adice from TED for TEDx organizers, but it also useful for anyone who consumes information from purported experts, especially on health matters.

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    I got an email from a blog I follow about TED talks labeling anti-GMO speakers and practitioners of holistic medicine...
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    Thrilled to TED standing up against pseudo-scientific nonsense.
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    Some really good advice contained in this article; how to be open-minded but not so much that your brain falls out.
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    "2. Red flag topics These are not “banned” topics by any means — but they are topics that tend to attract...
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    I disagree with tons of this, GMO’s are terrible for our health.
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