There really are some crass journalists knocking around on provincial papers and college rags – and I personally feel that they are dangerous. Strong words but these writers get a platform to peddle under-researched twaddle and release it as fact. I blame the editor almost as much for allowing such one-sided garbage to reach their pages.
The same criticism is often leveled at the Internet but I read much better blogs everyday than the pathetic article I chanced upon this morning. The article was entitled “Can hypnosis help you lose weight or quit smoking? Don’t bet on it” by Walter Lesczynski. (more…)