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The Resource 50 popular beliefs that people think are true, Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand]

50 popular beliefs that people think are true, Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand]

Label
50 popular beliefs that people think are true
Title
50 popular beliefs that people think are true
Statement of responsibility
Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand]
Title variation
Fifty popular beliefs that people think are true
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stressing the excitement of scientific discovery and the legitimate mysteries and wonder inherent in reality, Harrison invites readers to share the joys of rational thinking and the skeptical approach to evaluating our extraordinary world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harrison, Guy P
Dewey number
149/.73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AZ999
LC item number
.H37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Common fallacies
  • History
  • Belief and doubt
  • Popular culture
Label
50 popular beliefs that people think are true, Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 443-450) and index
Contents
Magical thinking. "I believe in the paranormal and the supernatural." ; "I know there is an afterlife because of all the near-death experiences." ; "A psychic read my mind." ; "You're either born smart or you're not." ; "The Bible code reveals the future." ; "Stories of past lives prove reincarnation is real." ; "ESP is the real deal." ; "Nostradamus saw it all coming." ; "I believe in miracles." -- Out there. "NASA faked the moon landings." ; "Ancient astronauts were here." ; "UFOs are visitors from other worlds." ; "A flying saucer crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947 and the government knows all about it." ; "Aliens have visited earth and abducted many people." ; "Astrology is scientific." -- Science and reason. "All scientists are geniuses and science is always right." ; "The Holocaust never happened." ; "Global warming is a political issue and nothing more." ; "Television news gives me an accurate view of the world." ; "Biological races are real." ; "Biological race determines success in sports." ; "Most conspiracy theories are true." -- Strange healings. "Alternative medicine is better." ; "Homeopathy really works, and no side effects!" ; "Faith healing cures the sick and saves lives." ; "Race-based medicine is a great idea." ; "No vaccines for my baby!" -- Lure of the gods. "My god is the real one." ; "My religion is the one that's true." ; "Creationism is true and evolution is not." ; "Intelligent design is real science." ; "The universe and earth are fine-tuned for life." ; "Many prophecies have come to pass." ; "Prayer works!" ; "Religions are sensible and safe. Cults are silly and dangerous." ; "They found Noah's Ark!" ; "Archaeology proved my religion is true." ; "Holy relics possess supernatural powers." ; "A TV preacher needs my money." -- Bizarre beings. "Ghosts are real and they live in haunted houses." ; "Bigfoot lives and cryptozoology is real science!" ; "Angels watch over me." ; "Magic is real and witches are dangerous." -- Weird places. "Atlantis is down there somewhere." ; "I'm going to heaven when I die." ; "Something very strange is going on in the Bermuda Triangle." ; "Area 51 is where they keep the aliens." -- Dreaming of the end. "The Mayans warned us : it's all over on December 21, 2012." ; "The end is near!" ; "We're all gonna die!" -- Farewell and good luck
Control code
ocn726821380
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
458 p.
Isbn
9781616144951
Isbn Type
(paper : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011032747
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)726821380
Label
50 popular beliefs that people think are true, Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 443-450) and index
Contents
Magical thinking. "I believe in the paranormal and the supernatural." ; "I know there is an afterlife because of all the near-death experiences." ; "A psychic read my mind." ; "You're either born smart or you're not." ; "The Bible code reveals the future." ; "Stories of past lives prove reincarnation is real." ; "ESP is the real deal." ; "Nostradamus saw it all coming." ; "I believe in miracles." -- Out there. "NASA faked the moon landings." ; "Ancient astronauts were here." ; "UFOs are visitors from other worlds." ; "A flying saucer crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947 and the government knows all about it." ; "Aliens have visited earth and abducted many people." ; "Astrology is scientific." -- Science and reason. "All scientists are geniuses and science is always right." ; "The Holocaust never happened." ; "Global warming is a political issue and nothing more." ; "Television news gives me an accurate view of the world." ; "Biological races are real." ; "Biological race determines success in sports." ; "Most conspiracy theories are true." -- Strange healings. "Alternative medicine is better." ; "Homeopathy really works, and no side effects!" ; "Faith healing cures the sick and saves lives." ; "Race-based medicine is a great idea." ; "No vaccines for my baby!" -- Lure of the gods. "My god is the real one." ; "My religion is the one that's true." ; "Creationism is true and evolution is not." ; "Intelligent design is real science." ; "The universe and earth are fine-tuned for life." ; "Many prophecies have come to pass." ; "Prayer works!" ; "Religions are sensible and safe. Cults are silly and dangerous." ; "They found Noah's Ark!" ; "Archaeology proved my religion is true." ; "Holy relics possess supernatural powers." ; "A TV preacher needs my money." -- Bizarre beings. "Ghosts are real and they live in haunted houses." ; "Bigfoot lives and cryptozoology is real science!" ; "Angels watch over me." ; "Magic is real and witches are dangerous." -- Weird places. "Atlantis is down there somewhere." ; "I'm going to heaven when I die." ; "Something very strange is going on in the Bermuda Triangle." ; "Area 51 is where they keep the aliens." -- Dreaming of the end. "The Mayans warned us : it's all over on December 21, 2012." ; "The end is near!" ; "We're all gonna die!" -- Farewell and good luck
Control code
ocn726821380
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
458 p.
Isbn
9781616144951
Isbn Type
(paper : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011032747
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)726821380

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