Yet More Bad Science on the POWERM1985 Channel – Nega Myles

Nega Myles once more has to correct the mistakes made on the powerm1985 channel. Everything from maths erros to things that are flat out wrong!

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About Myles Power (604 Articles)
My name is Myles Power, and I run the educational YouTube channel, powerm1985. I spend what little free time I have sharing my love of SCIENCE! through home experiments, visiting sites of scientific interest, and angrily ranting at pseudoscience proponents. I am also one of the founding members of the podcast 'The League of Nerds' - which I co-host with James from 'The History of Infection'.

1 Comment on Yet More Bad Science on the POWERM1985 Channel – Nega Myles

  1. Yes Myles, a mistake is a mistake. So when are you going to own up to the many other mistakes in your awful “Science of circumcision” video? Mistakes like: the healing period not being taken into account in the African HIV trials (it was), 10000 nerves (myth), 20000 nerves (myth), those nerves being involved in the ejaculation reflex (no they’re not), keratinisation (no evidence), desensitisation (myth). Or perhaps you just want to make circ’d males needlessly miserable? And perhaps scare a few Africans into not getting themselves circ’d, thereby endangering lives. Hey, if you get lucky, maybe an African president, or government health minister, will see your video, be misled by it (judging by the fawning comments following it, you seem to have clocked up quite a few dupes already) and put a stop to the circ program in his country. This is not a far-fetched notion. Remember Thabo Mbeki? Epidemiologist, Elizabeth Pisani (who spoke at QED 2014) has said that delays in implementing the African circ program cost millions of lives.
    I thought you fancied yourself as a science educator, but on this topic you are doing the exact reverse. Look at my posts giving technical details of the many errors you make. How does it feel being hoodwinked by an HIV/AIDS-denying quack (Paul Fleiss) who was a side-kick of Christine Maggiore, and was the one who pulled the 20000 nerves myth out of his arse and published it in that ever so reputable scientific journal “Mothering”? I still can’t get over you, of all people, falling for that one! Google my article in J. Med. Ethics, “Sloppy scholarship and the anti-circumcision crusade” for details.
    I see you know about intactivists gloating over MH17. I can show you them gloating over the Holocaust, because it meant fewer Jewish people (hence fewer circumcisions). I can show you arson threats, death threats, harassment and bullying that should make you sick. These are the people whose propaganda you have uncritically parroted. They love your video, and have been citing it. Congratulations.
    Maybe see you at QED 2016?

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