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

User Review  - Celena O'brien - Goodreads

“Why People Believe Weird Things” by Michael Shermer is a primer on skepticism, written by an author whose once strong religious faith, gave way to down right dubitation. Shermer does his best to ... Read full review

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  - Douglas Florian - Goodreads

Shermer reacts to a wide array of "weird" ideas such as UFO's, the recovered memory movement, holocaust denial, witches, creationism, and cults. But the most riveting chapter for me was "The Ugliest ... 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

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