Ben Goldacre is exasperated. He’s not exactly angry — that would be much less fun to read — except in certain circumstances. He is irked, vexed, bugged, ticked off at the sometimes inadvertent (because of stupidity) but more often deliberate deceptions perpetrated in the name of science. And he wants you, the reader, to share his feelings.
He explains to New Scientist some of his favorite peeves:
And for those who can’t get enough, here he is at Nerdstock riffing on the “Nocebo Effect”:
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