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50 popular beliefs that people think are true / Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand ; foreword by Phil Plait].

Harrison, Guy P. (Author).
Book Book (2012.)
Description: 458 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.
9 of 9 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction AZ 999 .H37 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781616144951 (paper : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 1616144955 (paper : acid-free paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 443-450) and index.
Contents: Magical thinking -- Out there -- Science and reason -- Strange healings -- Lure of the gods -- Bizarre beings -- Weird places -- Dreaming of the end -- Farewell and good luck.
Summary: Stressing the excitement of scientific discovery and the legitimate mysteries and wonder inherent in reality, Harrison invites readers to share the joys of rational thinking and the skeptical approach to evaluating our extraordinary world.
Alternate Title: Fifty popular beliefs that people think are true
Citation: Harrison, Guy P. "50 popular beliefs that people think are true." Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.

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