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Denialism : how irrational thinking hinders scientific progress, harms the planet, and threatens our lives

Author: Michael Specter
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
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An assessment of the ways in which the scientific community is mistrusted cites the consequences of such fear-based behaviors as the avoidance of vaccines, the banning of genetically modified crops, and the denouncement of the pharmaceutical industry.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Specter, Michael.
Denialism.
New York : Penguin Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009028489
(OCoLC)318411649
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Specter
ISBN: 9781101149737 1101149736 9781101151020 1101151021
OCLC Number: 589355622
Description: 1 online resource (294 pages)
Contents: Vioxx and the fear of science --
Vaccines and the great denial --
The organic fetish --
The era of echinacea --
Race and the language of life --
Surfing the exponential.
Responsibility: Michael Specter.

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An assessment of the ways in which the scientific community is mistrusted cites the consequences of such fear-based behaviors as the avoidance of vaccines, the banning of genetically modified crops, and the denouncement of the pharmaceutical industry.

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