The Demon-haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

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Ballantine Books, 1997 - Science - 457 pages
Examines and debunks what the Pulitzer Prize-winning author refers to as "pseudo-science," which includes such popular topics as channeling past lives, alien abduction, and communal hallucinations, suggesting that these trends are dangerous for society. Reprint.

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“Some portion of the decision making that influences the fate of our civilization is plainly in the hands of charlatans.” –Carl Sagan Our world is rife with superstition, pseudo-science, theological ... Read full review

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Sagan discussed this book in the last interview he did before he died, the video is on YouTube and he was on the Charlie Rose show if you are inclined to watch it. He said at the time that there was a ... Read full review

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