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Sagan's 10 tools for Baloney Detection

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Sagan's 10 tools for Baloney Detection

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Just to keep in mind for those who accept that there is bullshit out there!In The Demon Haunted World Carl Sagan suggested some "tools for skeptical thinking." These include:1.
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Good stuff from a great book. I had that page folded in the book for future reference. Memorization, understanding and testing on that should be mandatory in every grade starting in Jr. High.
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Absolutely!Swamy, what are your thoughts on Shermer?Mr. P. The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.The pain in hell has two sides. The kind you can touch with your hand; the kind you can feel in your heart...Scorsese's "Mean Streets"I came to kick ass and chew Bubble Gum...and I am all out of Bubble Gum - They Live, Roddy Piper
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RE Shermer: I like him. He's an asset to the dialogue.
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test The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.The pain in hell has two sides. The kind you can touch with your hand; the kind you can feel in your heart...Scorsese's "Mean Streets"I came to kick ass and chew Bubble Gum...and I am all out of Bubble Gum - They Live, Roddy Piper
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