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Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time

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A survey of a range of irrationalisms, with explanations of their empirical and logical flaws, this book describes the differences between science and pseudo-science, and goes on to describe and critique popular contemporary irrationalisms. Why do smart people believe weird things?Why do so many people believe in mind reading, past-life regression therapy, extra-terrestrial abduction and ghosts? What is behind the rise of 'scientific creationism' and Holocaust denial? In an age of supposed scientific ...

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Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition and Other Confusions of Our Time
2007, Souvenir Press Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780285638037

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Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
2002, Holt McDougal, New York

ISBN-13: 9780805070897

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Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
1998, MacMillan Audio, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9781559275132

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