Don't Get Fooled Again: The Sceptic's Guide to Life

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ICON BOOKS, 2008 - Belief and doubt - 280 pages
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Offers practical tools for cutting through the claptrap and unravelling the spin - tackling propaganda, the psychology of deception, pseudo-news, bogus science, the weird cult of 'Aids reappraisal', and numerous conspiracy theories (including the one about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq).

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Question everything even environmentalism
A new book on the importance of being sceptical about received wisdom and simplistic spindoctoring mysteriously leaves out one area of life where
scepticism is thoroughly frowned on today: climate change...
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User Review  - Erika RS - Goodreads

I like books where examples illustrate principles rather than principles being secondary to examples. Thus, this was not the type of book that I tend to enjoy. If I had known how example-centric it ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Richard Wilson read Philosophy at University College London. His first book, Titanic Express, recounts his search for the truth about the death of his sister Charlotte, who was killed in Burundi in 2000. He now works for a human rights organisation and lives in London with his wife, Heleen.

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