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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

An Example of Betteridge's Law of Headlines

A recent blog post (discussed here) started with the headline:

Is the Birth-Control Pill Creating A Race of Eunuchs?
I was reminded of Betteridge's law of headlines:
Any headline that ends in a question mark can be answered by the word no.
It looks like the “Pick-Up Artists” have created a theory that says they should get all the girls. When they don't get all the girls, they start adding epicycles to the theory. To make matters worse, they seem outraged by the possibility that their theories are wrong.

Of course, if they want to keep unmanly men from breeding, the simplest method is to abolish firearms. I'm waiting for the Pick-Up Artist/Neoreactionary community to start supporting gun control.

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