Pseudoscience

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A philosophy described by Nobel laureate Murray Gell-Mann as ‘the dissociation of belief from evidence’
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Eating breakfast and regular meals is key to losing weight and maintaining weight loss long term and even the nuts and dried fruits, although high in nutrients, are also high in calories; The blood group diet Another diet based on pseudo science - the inventor believed that blood type influenced how each different nutrient is broken down in the body.
Prince Charles has previously hit out at climate change sceptics claiming they used "pseudo science" and "intimidation" to stop the world from addressing catastrophic global warming.
Of course we will have to find an alternative to fossil fuel, but peddling pseudo science and ill-informed analogies is as counterproductive as those 1970s management courses.
THERE seems little doubt that we have all allowed ourselves to be sucked into a green McCarthyism-style paranoia based on some Fred Karno pseudo science!
SIR - There seems little doubt that we have all allowed ourselves to be sucked into a green McCarthyism-style paranoia based on some Fred Karno pseudo science!
But the Blue Lagoon star got into a slanging match with Tom Cruise when he criticised her use of anti-depressants and called psychiatry a "pseudo science".
So now the greens - with their pseudo science - have been enlisted to lead the anti-car bandwagon.
Pseudo science may be informing the public at least as much, and possibly more than, any real science communication efforts of those interested in science.
Dr Susan Jebb, head of nutrition at the Government-funded Medical Research Council, denounced the diet as "pseudo science".