Since I’ve moved to Maine, I’ve encountered a lot of friendly people, but I’ve also heard many derogatory comments about the supposed criminality of Somali immigrants who began arriving in Lewiston, Maine in the year 2001. Last year, I decided to check the claim that Somalis had brought crime to Lewiston against the observed crime [...]
Maybe we’re all myth makers.
Hang around anti-choice activists long enough (or let them hang out long enough around you), and you’ll hear one say something like this:
Brain waves have been recorded at 40 days on the Electroencephalogram.
The medium-form version of the claim goes something like this (see Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish):
40 days: Brain waves [...]