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Orac at Respectful Insolence posted a while ago about "celebrity nutritionist" Don Lemmon, who has gotten filthy rich off of hawking "internal cleansers," "fat burners," and "glandular therapy complex" (which is just what it sounds like). In response, he got a slew of gland-addled gullibles pointing out that, in essence, "Don Lemmon is buffer than you, QED." (This is very close to one of my favorite fallacies, argumentum ad baculum -- nothing to do with Bakula this time.) And I'm sure someone could point out that this Quantum Time Master is better at Creating Baby Holograms than I am -- I certainly wouldn't argue. But whether or not the person embodies their own tenets isn't the issue. This isn't Bill Bennett's gambling problem. The issue is that these people use incomplete science as a false justification for their extortionist activities. They are literally trading on public ignorance.
It's one thing to misrepresent your activities as science-based for fun; it's quite another to do it for profit. I made a comment on Orac's post to the effect that nobody cares what nonsense you believe in your spare time; it's when you start raking in dough from the weaker-minded that science fans and rational thinkers get pissed. Just ask Penn and Teller. Is there jealousy at work here, as Lemmon's minions [m]indicate? Well, sure these pseudoscience barons are probably richer than we are; preying on the ignorant has always paid more than trying to forward the cause of knowledge. But it's not like we're actually coveting those dirty dollars. We just don't like seeing people kept ignorant just because it's lining someone else's pocket.
I don't blame Google, though. They could have linked the ad to emails about "not knowing what to do with my life" or "personal stagnation" or "too few holographic mindbabies." Instead they evidently linked it to phrases like "superfluid vortices," thus ensuring that the people who saw the ad would probably be immune to its pseudoscientific posturing. If only everyone were doing their part to make sure such travesties remain as good inside jokes for the knowledgeable, instead of money pits for the dumb.