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The skeptic's dictionary : a collection of strange beliefs, amusing deceptions, and dangerous delusions

Author: Robert Todd Carroll
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wealth of evidence for doubters and disbelievers. "Whether it's the latest shark cartilage scam, or some new 'repressed memory' idiocy that besets you, I suggest you carry a copy of this dictionary at all times, or at least have it within reach as first aid for psychic attacks. We need all the help we can get."--James Randi, President, James Randi Educational Foundation, randi.org. "From alternative medicine,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carroll, Robert Todd, 1945-
Skeptic's dictionary.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2003
(DLC) 2003007878
(OCoLC)52086432
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Todd Carroll
ISBN: 0471480886 9780471480884 1280345055 9781280345050
OCLC Number: 55751218
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 446 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Skeptic's Dictionary A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Entries A to Z; Bibliography; Picture Credits; Name Index; Subject Index.
Responsibility: Robert Todd Carroll.

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A wealth of evidence for doubters and disbelievers. "Whether it's the latest shark cartilage scam, or some new 'repressed memory' idiocy that besets you, I suggest you carry a copy of this dictionary at all times, or at least have it within reach as first aid for psychic attacks. We need all the help we can get."--James Randi, President, James Randi Educational Foundation, randi.org. "From alternative medicine, aliens, and psychics to the farthest shores of science and beyond, Robert Carroll presents a fascinating look at some of humanity's most strange and wonderful ideas. Ref.

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