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Are we on the brink of a new Dark Age of irrationality and superstition? In this stirring, brilliantly argued book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author ...Show synopsisAre we on the brink of a new Dark Age of irrationality and superstition? In this stirring, brilliantly argued book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Dragons of Eden and Cosmos shows how scientific thinking can cut through prejudice and hysteria and uncover the truth, and how it is necessary to safeguard our democratic institutions and our technical civilization.Hide synopsis
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A very interesting and thought provoking book. While Carl Sagan's writing style at times is a bit stiff and unimaginative, his passion for science is not. Had it not been for (primarily) religion, we'd have made it to the moon by the 14th century. Sagan argues for more science, more exposure to reasoned ...
I would have to say that the precept of the scientific theory is pretty much correct...as confirmed when a student of doctoral study in psychology...i would say though that science can be an answer but can also be the problem when it becomes so enamored with itself as to ignore any other answers that ...
The book was purchased solely to attend a book club meeting. I am not a reader, but the topic interested me. Supposedly, Carl Sagan is so very intelligent and a great writer. He's obviously intelligent, but the writing in this book seemed to be so repetitive. He kept referring back to the same ...
Carl Sagan's death was a great loss, not only to the world of science, but to society as a whole. His popular science books were accessible to the intelligent but untrained mind, yet they did not lack in intellectual rigor. This book discusses the importance of approaching matters of science and pseudo ...
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