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The Johnson Intervention and DARE are relatively clear examples of pseudoscientific approaches that have received negligible empirical support or even negative findings.
The American Centers for Disease Control3 reported that one third of Americans are drinking non-fluoridated water (as expression of pseudoscientific beliefs about the unfavorable impacts of fluoridation) despite the strong empirical evidence that fluoridation can diminish tooth decay.
AA: Much of the cultural debate seems to be between the antiscientific religionists, who oppose the theory of evolution, and the pseudoscientific, Malthusian leftists, who want to seriously diminish human industry and reduce human population.
Some disciplines can not be labelled as scientific or pseudoscientific as a whole; Gaia Theory presents a 'mixed bag' of scientific and non-scientific ideas (Do Carmo, Nunes-Neto & El-Hani, 2009) while acupuncture may come across as one or the other, depending on the claims about it that are being made (Lindeman, 1998).
While Viridor Waste Management, Prosiect Gwyrdd and other proponents of incineration continue to advance pseudoscientific claims to distract the public from risks of incineration, we remain dedicated to open discussion and sober analysis of scientifically-defensible facts.
While ViridorWaste Management, Prosiect Gwyrdd and other proponents of incineration continue to advance pseudoscientific claims to distract the public from risks of incineration, we remain dedicated to open discussion and sober analysis of scientifically-defensible facts.
Washington, Oct 12(ANI): An American professor has branded global warming as "the greatest and most successful pseudoscientific fraud" he has ever seen.
The skeptic movement is an evidence-based approach to addressing claims of the supernatural, the pseudoscientific, the outlandish and the bizarre.
Chapter 8 analyzes the relation between pseudoscience and postmodernism, and investigates how extreme skepticism can abet extreme credulity, using a series of detailed case studies: pseudoscientific therapies in nursing and 'alternative medicine'; Hindu nationalist pseudoscience in India; and radical environmentalism.
The settlement of North America by the Native Americans and later by Europeans of several ethnicities and Africans provided the raw material out of which has emerged a literature, scientific and pseudoscientific, about race.
And if you have ever read this column before, you know we hate it when releases use pseudoscientific terms that are just totally made up.
The artists have also joined forces with parapsychologist Dr Ciar[sz]n O'Keefe from popular paranormal TV series Most Haunted, who has helped the artists to combine modern scientific and pseudoscientific techniques to create this highly-charged situation.