Read The Demon-Haunted World, by Carl Sagan, for an excellent treatment of
pseudo-science and its practitioners.
Gene Smar AD3F
From: Gilmer, Mike <email@example.com>
To: 'TowerTalk' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wednesday, December 08, 1999 2:07 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Bad science
>On Wednesday, December 08, 1999 1:28 PM, WA9ALS - John
>Some days I don't even try anymore - you just can't
>> tell people something they believe in is wrong.
>A lot of this kind of sentiment is fueled by the predisposition many have
>believing in conspiracy theories. Because so many now-debunked myths (e.g.
>the Pearl Harbor sneak attack or that radiation from high-tension lines
>causes birth defects) are started by established "authorities" (for their
>own personal/political/business gains) it's easier for all wacky ideas to
>taken seriously and serious science to be ignored.
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