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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There's no way to know about every point a pseudoscientist claims, so don't try.
Often pseudoscientists claim that the future will vindicate them.
We denounce the totalitarian intent and the weak criteria expressed by pseudoscientists in utilitarian debates and interviews.
We've run op-eds by parents, preachers and a gaggle of pseudoscientists using fancy words and confusing data to try to justify their views.
To Gelbspan, apparently, such a cautionary approach is a sign that the press is under the spell of pseudoscientists doing the bidding of the energy industry.
Sadly Gill and his ilk are assisted by our unending willingness to put ourselves in the hands of pseudoscientists,purveyors of mumbo-jumbo, people who are little more than witch doctors trying to ward off ills with nothing more than a bag of bones.
Nevertheless, the APA is at the start of a long path that clinical social workers and other mental health providers must follow, not only to retain their respective shares of the mental health market, but also to ensure that their credibility, already compromised by the pseudoscientists in their midst, is not further damaged.
I hope that my recollection of Stephen Gould's wise words will encourage others to refuse all debating invitations from pseudoscientists avid for publicity Quite a good plan, which I follow myself from time to time, is to recommend that the case for evolution could easily be entrusted to a local undergraduate majoring in biology Alternatively, I plead a prior engagement: an important forthcoming debate against the Flat Earth Society.
diet industry attracts large numbers of quacks and other pseudoscientists because consumers are so gullible, according to Katherine Beals, a Ball State University, Muncie, Ind., nutritionist.
It's just that I honestly believe people like Morris Holbrook or Bob Grafton Small, people who write in a creative fashion, have far more to say to practising marketers than the pseudoscientists, the artless wonders."
Kuhl argues persuasively that it is simplistic to divide eugenicists, as apologists have done, into scientists opposing Nazi policy and "pseudoscientists" supporting it.