On #Coronavirus😷 &the #supermyth busted coining of the sociological/criminological term #MoralPanic & quarantining of towns and cities during cholera outbreaks.— Dr Mike Sutton (@Criminotweet) February 25, 2020
I doubt the Italian police/troops and others elsewhere will be fixing bayonets, don't you? https://t.co/Bq93Am60DX pic.twitter.com/SQyD5CIUGP
The Dysology Hypothesis
Letting scholars get away with publishing fallacies and myths signals to others the existence of topics where guardians of good scholarship might be less capable than elsewhere. Such dysology then serves as an allurement to poor scholars to disseminate existing myths and fallacies and to create and publish their own in these topic areas, which leads to a downward spiral of diminishing veracity on particular topics.
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
On the Moral Panic Supermythbust and Cornavirus
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