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Scientific Superstitions | [Julian Chitta]

Scientific Superstitions

This book revisits some simple scientific research data which could be considered as the equivalent to Chicken Little's alarm call that the sky is falling. Based on materials widely distributed in the press, the author examines how the superstitions gain a place in the scientific research work, debunking some of them with simple arguments that can be taken from most high school manuals.
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This book revisits some simple scientific research data which could be considered as the equivalent to Chicken Little's alarm call that the sky is falling. Based on materials widely distributed in the press, the author examines how the superstitions gain a place in the scientific research work, debunking some of them with simple arguments that can be taken from most high school manuals. The author stops to look at climate issues, vaccines, population explosion, homosexuality, to quantum physics and few other issues that makes "experts" out of ordinary Hollywood actors or TV anchormen and women. This book make convince the listener that logical thinking is in short supply in most areas of human activity. Is that an alarming state of affairs? You be the judge.

©2014 Julian Chitta (P)2014 Julian Chitta

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    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    The author made a few interesting points, but much of it smacked of conspiracy theory to me - I know many people who would love this book and agree with all of it, but not me. There is some food for thought, so I am glad I listened to it. Just take what you want from it and disregard the rest. One big issue I had with it was the repeated use of the phrase "capable to" It sounds petty, but it really did bother me all the way through. I know the rules of grammar are changing, but I still believe that "capable of" is correct.


    What does John N. Gully bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    John's reading is excellent, smooth and easy to listen to. This is one of those books that I probably would not have managed to finish if I was just reading it. And for me, the narrater makes a big difference in the enjoyment of a book.


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