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Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Ehrenreich, Barbara
Ehrenreich traces the strange career of Americans' sunny outlook from its origins as a marginal nineteenth-century healing technique to its enshrinement as a dominant, almost mandatory, cultural attit...
Four Trends That Scare the Hell Out of Me
Wilson, Robert Anton
To paraphrase H.G. Wells, modern history has become a race between education and miseducation. There are very few people around who really don't know anything, but there are multitudes who know many t...
The New Age: Notes of a Fringe Watcher
Gardner, Martin
Gardner debunks pseudoscience and the paranormal.
A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense: Find Your Inner Chomsky
Baillargeon, Normand
What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through everyday spin and jargon -- from politics to advertising, from...

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Bridging the Chasm Between Two Cultures
McLaren, Karla
A full-on clash of cultures makes communication extremely difficult between the skeptical community and the metaphysical/new age community.
Magical Thinking in Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Phillips, Stevens Jr.
Homeopathy and other popular therapies demonstrate ancient and universal principles of magical thinking, which some recent research suggests are fundamental to human cognition, even rooted in neurobio...

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