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

User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

Years ago, when I was in my cycling/running craze, I read articles by a Michael Shermer on long distance cycling. He was an across America racer every year for a while. After I started putting less ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Tyler - Goodreads

There have been enough positive reviews of this book that I'm sure it won't hurt the author's self-esteem if I say this: This book is dumb. It was on my to-read list forever, so maybe my expectations ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Arun Mahendrakar - Goodreads

The aim of the book is to enable you to think critically. The most common argument of creationists is that it is either Evolution or it is Creationism. Since Evolution doesn't offer answers to all ... Read full review

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

User Review  - amiantos - Goodreads

This is a stupendous book. If it makes you angry, it's because you're a weak-willed quack. There's really no other way around it. Just as evolution can peacefully co-exist with religious belief if one ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Pat - Goodreads

Despite a title, foreword, introduction, prologue, and blurb which would all seem to indicate a rather precise and well defined purpose, Shermer's book never really gets around to discussing why ... Read full review

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