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Sam Harris on Gun Control

Sam Harris on Gun Control Outside of perhaps his opinion on Free Will, Sam Harris’ views on Gun Control are among the most famous, and perhaps most useful, opinions he has had on public policy. Owing mostly to his viral, January 2nd, 2013 blog post titled The Riddle...

Free Will Arguments and Rebuttals

Free Will Arguments For and AgainstThe debate over whether humans have Free Will is a debate that has been raging in academic departments, as well as the public sphere, for centuries. The fundamental question is whether humans (or other animals) have free will. The...

Maternity Leave Arguments

Maternity Leave: History of the Debate and Current Status With every claim, no matter how impactful or trivial, we try to put the claim into context compared to history and the world. Other than perhaps Abortion, Maternity leave is among the most hotly debated topics...

Abortion Arguments

Arguments For and Against AbortionLife has been held precious since the outset of human existence. The communitarian aspect of human existence made respect for the right to life an important, integral part of human civilization. It is this perception of human life and...

Gun Control History and Arguments

Gun Control: History of the Debate and Current StatusGun control has been a ferociously debated subject in American life and has grown to become one of the main issues in every election at both the local and federal levels. Similar to abortion and maternity leave, the...

Jordan Peterson on the Gender Pay Gap

Jordan Peterson on Gender Pay Gap Jordan Peterson has had several viral clips of him discussing the gender pay or lack thereof. A couple of them, which we’ll discuss, may well seem to be contradictory while others, have some degree of speculation and opinion that are...

Jordan Peterson on IQ

Jordan Peterson on IQ One of the somewhat frequent topics of conversation for Jordan Peterson has been the subject of IQ, it’s scholarly legitimacy, and how it’s utilized by society. Though it hasn’t been one of the major focuses of his work and research, he has...

Sam Harris on Jainism

Sam Harris on JainismAs one of his classic examples, Sam Harris’ views on Jainism have been widely espoused by the Neuroscientist, and used frequently as an example where religion is not necessarily the fundamental problem. Though it’s a brief passage, we thought it...

Jordan Peterson on Climate Change

Jordan Peterson On Climate ChangeAlways willing to answer a question, Jordan Peterson didn't avoid the question of Climate Change when asked about it at his Cambridge Union appearance. Given his positions find some middle ground between right and left (such as his...

Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines   ScholarFactCheck.com is now accepting submissions! Given that we are a privately owned website and not an official academic journal, we have quite a bit of leeway in the articles and pieces we choose to publish. This includes accepting...

Noam Chomsky on Sports

Noam Chomsky on Sports (and a rebuttal)Noam Chomsky has famously been very critical of sports and their role in American life. As always, we'll give an unedited version of Noam's comments on sports, give some context, and then discuss some arguments against his...

Noam Chomsky on Donald Trump

Noam Chomsky on Donald Trump

Noam Chomsky on Donald Trump Noam Chomsky has been consistently critical of Donald Trump from the beginning of his campaign to whenever you may be reading this. Let's start with one of his most recent appearances (a zoom session with Shippensburg University professor...

Jordan Peterson vs Slavoj Zizek: Full Debate and Breakdown

Jordan Peterson vs Slavoj Zizek: Full Debate and BreakdownAfter much back and forth on social media, Clinical Psychologist Jordan Peterson and Slovenian Socialist Philosopher Slavoj Zizek finally took the stage together. In what was billed as the “Debate of the...

Ben Shapiro Cenk Uygur Debate

Ben Shapiro Cenk Uygur Debate

Ben Shapiro Cenk Uygur Debate | Watch Full The much anticipated debate between Ben Shapiro and Cenk Uygur more or less lived up to the buildup at Politicon 2017. Long time rivals, the debate focused mostly on the topic of taxation, capitalism and economic policies. ...

Noam Chomsky on Joe Biden

Noam Chomsky on Joe BidenDespite being the presumptive 2020 nominee, Noam Chomsky has not had a tremendous amount to say about Joe Biden. Usually when Chomsky has little to say about someone, such as his comments about Jordan Peterson, it’s usually not a good thing....

Noam Chomsky On Jordan Peterson

Noam Chomsky On Jordan Peterson

Noam Chomsky On Jordan Peterson Despite sharing many similarities, Noam Chomsky has been critical of Clinical Psychologist Jordan Peterson. In an otherwise unbearable interview,  Noam was asked about Jordan Peterson. He responded: "Frankly I've paid very little...

Noam Chomsky on Obama Presidency

Noam Chomsky on Barack Obama and His PresidencyNoam Chomsky has had some fairly critical words on Barack Obama and his campaign running up to his first election as the U.S. president (as well as on his campaign overall. Perhaps speaking more to the lack of depth in...

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