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

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

Label
50 popular beliefs that people think are true
Title
50 popular beliefs that people think are true
Statement of responsibility
Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand ; foreword by Phil Plait]
Title variation
Fifty popular beliefs that people think are true
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harrison, Guy P
Dewey number
149/.73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AZ999
LC item number
.H37 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
149.73 H319f
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Common fallacies
  • History
  • Belief and doubt
  • Popular culture
Label
50 popular beliefs that people think are true, Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand ; foreword by Phil Plait]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-450) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Nostradamus saw it all coming."
  • "I believe in miracles."
  • Out there.
  • "NASA faked the moon landings."
  • "Ancient astronauts were here."
  • "UFOs are visitors from other worlds."
  • "A flying saucer crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947 and the government knows all about it."
  • "Aliens have visited earth and abducted many people."
  • "Astrology is scientific."
  • Science and reason.
  • Magical thinking.
  • "All scientists are geniuses and science is always right."
  • "The Holocaust never happened."
  • "Global warming is a political issue and nothing more."
  • "Television news gives me an accurate view of the world."
  • "Biological races are real."
  • "Biological race determines success in sports."
  • "Most conspiracy theories are true."
  • Strange healings.
  • "Alternative medicine is better."
  • "Homeopathy really works, and no side effects!"
  • "I believe in the paranormal and the supernatural."
  • "Faith healing cures the sick and saves lives."
  • "Race-based medicine is a great idea."
  • "No vaccines for my baby!"
  • Lure of the gods.
  • "My god is the real one."
  • "My religion is the one that's true."
  • "Creationism is true and evolution is not."
  • "Intelligent design is real science."
  • "The universe and earth are fine-tuned for life."
  • "Many prophecies have come to pass."
  • "I know there is an afterlife because of all the near-death experiences."
  • "Prayer works!"
  • "Religions are sensible and safe. Cults are silly and dangerous."
  • "They found Noah's Ark!"
  • "Archaeology proved my religion is true."
  • "Holy relics possess supernatural powers."
  • "A TV preacher needs my money."
  • Bizarre beings.
  • "Ghosts are real and they live in haunted houses."
  • "Bigfoot lives and cryptozoology is real science!"
  • "Angels watch over me."
  • "A psychic read my mind."
  • "Magic is real and witches are dangerous."
  • Weird places.
  • "Atlantis is down there somewhere."
  • "I'm going to heaven when I die."
  • "Something very strange is going on in the Bermuda Triangle."
  • "Area 51 is where they keep the aliens."
  • Dreaming of the end.
  • "The Mayans warned us : it's all over on December 21, 2012."
  • "The end is near!"
  • "We're all gonna die!"
  • "You're either born smart or you're not."
  • Farewell and good luck
  • "The Bible code reveals the future."
  • "Stories of past lives prove reincarnation is real."
  • "ESP is the real deal."
Control code
ocn726821380
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
458 pages
Isbn
9781616144951
Isbn Type
(paper : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011032747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)726821380
Label
50 popular beliefs that people think are true, Guy P. Harrison ; [illustrations by Kevin Hand ; foreword by Phil Plait]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-450) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Nostradamus saw it all coming."
  • "I believe in miracles."
  • Out there.
  • "NASA faked the moon landings."
  • "Ancient astronauts were here."
  • "UFOs are visitors from other worlds."
  • "A flying saucer crashed near Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947 and the government knows all about it."
  • "Aliens have visited earth and abducted many people."
  • "Astrology is scientific."
  • Science and reason.
  • Magical thinking.
  • "All scientists are geniuses and science is always right."
  • "The Holocaust never happened."
  • "Global warming is a political issue and nothing more."
  • "Television news gives me an accurate view of the world."
  • "Biological races are real."
  • "Biological race determines success in sports."
  • "Most conspiracy theories are true."
  • Strange healings.
  • "Alternative medicine is better."
  • "Homeopathy really works, and no side effects!"
  • "I believe in the paranormal and the supernatural."
  • "Faith healing cures the sick and saves lives."
  • "Race-based medicine is a great idea."
  • "No vaccines for my baby!"
  • Lure of the gods.
  • "My god is the real one."
  • "My religion is the one that's true."
  • "Creationism is true and evolution is not."
  • "Intelligent design is real science."
  • "The universe and earth are fine-tuned for life."
  • "Many prophecies have come to pass."
  • "I know there is an afterlife because of all the near-death experiences."
  • "Prayer works!"
  • "Religions are sensible and safe. Cults are silly and dangerous."
  • "They found Noah's Ark!"
  • "Archaeology proved my religion is true."
  • "Holy relics possess supernatural powers."
  • "A TV preacher needs my money."
  • Bizarre beings.
  • "Ghosts are real and they live in haunted houses."
  • "Bigfoot lives and cryptozoology is real science!"
  • "Angels watch over me."
  • "A psychic read my mind."
  • "Magic is real and witches are dangerous."
  • Weird places.
  • "Atlantis is down there somewhere."
  • "I'm going to heaven when I die."
  • "Something very strange is going on in the Bermuda Triangle."
  • "Area 51 is where they keep the aliens."
  • Dreaming of the end.
  • "The Mayans warned us : it's all over on December 21, 2012."
  • "The end is near!"
  • "We're all gonna die!"
  • "You're either born smart or you're not."
  • Farewell and good luck
  • "The Bible code reveals the future."
  • "Stories of past lives prove reincarnation is real."
  • "ESP is the real deal."
Control code
ocn726821380
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
458 pages
Isbn
9781616144951
Isbn Type
(paper : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011032747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)726821380

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