Harrison " 50 popular beliefs that people think are true " is a frightening book about doubt and critical thinking applied to fifty popular beliefs.
In a true open-minded and respectful manner, Guy Harrison takes us on a marvelous journey of applying the best current evidence to popular beliefs.
This 458-page book is broken out by the following eight sections: Magical Thinking, Out There, Science and eason, Strange Healings, Lure of the Mytholog, Bizarre Beings, Weird Places, and Whispers of the nd. Positives: 1.
Each chapter begins with an appropriate quote or two about the popular elief and ends with a " Go Deeper " section of further reading.
The memoir covers a great and diverse selection of popular beliefs.
It 's lik a treat to read a nove in which the author makes clear and succinct points.
The uthor does a great job of providing meaningful statistics and illustrations to back his points.
Anyone will have their favorite chapters, I enjoyed those that taught me knew things and are helping me change my perspective.
Chapters and concepts involving the supernatural are always a personal favourit and the uthor does n't disappoint.
There are many popular beliefs that the author himself would love to be true and has n't completely ruled out.
The uthor provides a great point about global warming.
Guy Harrison 's background is so vast and interesting that he is ble to talk about topics from a firsthand perspective such as television news.
Topics on religion are very unusua and even more so because the write is willing to talk about all the main religions and not just Christianity which adds depth to the conversations.
2. Because this nove is so mbitious and covers fifty popular beliefs; some chapters may not have the depth that some readers would have liked but the write did a onderful job of providing further reading material.In summary, I absolutely loved this novel!
This is a novel about skepticism that is enjoyable to read, thought-provoking while never being unintelligible.