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    Pseudoscience Vs Knowledge

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    parameters between what is reliable and what is not. Over the past decades, scientists have avoided to spread information that is not proven. They have used the scientific method to analyze and disseminate facts that we can rely on. However, there are more facts spread than science can proof. We have a lot of questions that need to be answered and for science it may take time. That’s where pseudoscience starts threatening science,…

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    births in belief that they will have an effect on their personalities, relationships, and economic fortunes. Astrology has been declared a pseudoscience by leading scientist in other fields for many years now. It is due to vagueness and lack of any scientific backing that, for this paper, we will be supporting the claim that astrology is a pseudoscience. We chose to focus our final report around the idea of astrology as a science. The question we are asking is whether or not astrology,…

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    Pseudoscience beliefs are defined as “various methods, theories, or systems, as astrology, psychokinesis, or clairvoyance, considered as having no scientific basis” (Dictionary.com, LLC). It is important to note that this myth does not originate from one central idea or premise; rather this myth has been constructed and altered since its inception. Effectively, people who believe that aliens built the pyramids are rationalizing their limited amount of facts in way that makes sense and…

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    Is creationism science, pseudoscience, or non-science? Support your argument with an analysis of the distinction between science, pseudoscience, and non-science. Mainstream society is very familiar with the word “science” and that without a doubt science plays a detrimental role in our lives. However for many people there seems to be a discrepancy about the correct distinguishiment between science, pseudo-science and non-science. The aims of this essay are to establish the differences between…

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    Beliefs and practices based on pseudoscience are those that are falsely regarded as being established by scientific research and methods. Examples of pseudoscientific beliefs include, but are absolutely not limited to, the mystery of the dreaded Bermuda Triangle, crop circles by aliens, human hypnosis, and denial that men really went to the moon. What all pseudoscientific beliefs have in common are that they are fueled by skepticism and the human desire to bridge “logical” gaps between when they…

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    a system of treating diseases in which sick people are given very small amounts of natural substances that, in healthy people, would produce the same effects as the diseases produce.” More specifically though, we are focusing on the aspect of homeopathy pills used to treat certain illnesses. The ideology behind this process is taking the substance that causes the illness and mixing in water, then diluting it numerous times to make a sort of healing solution. Then this solution is mixed with…

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    leading to more than one possible answer, in which particular cases further approaches or perspectives regarding the question will arise. The aim of this essay is to provide a clear differentiation between science and non-science, also mentioning the concept of pseudoscience. There will also be questioned the validity of non-science explanations and their influence when clashing with other scientific explanations responding to same or similar issues in the world. In order to illustrate these…

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    Rumpology Analysis

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    What makes something pseudoscience, comes more from the way it was studied than from the matter itself. Stallone, only vaguely explains how reading your rump leads to describing your personality or explaining who and what you will be in the near future. As a rumpologist they care more about how you say something than what you actually say. The meaning behind a line or a dimple can mean that you have stretch marks or you simply hurt yourself, but rumpologist use their imagination in order to…

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    There has been an ongoing debate among academics questioning whether psychoanalysis is a science or pseudoscience. This essay examines psychoanalysis as a science because it influences psychology literature. Secondly, the essay discusses objectives that illustrate that psychoanalysis is a science such as (1) therapeutic efficacy (psychotherapy), (2) observations which are used mostly in case studies and (3) interpretation. Furthermore, it explains how scholars oppose that psychoanalysis is not a…

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    of its safety and went on to find that a majority of scientific articles opposing it were fraudulent, I believe the words I’m looking for are “So Close”. In fact, most current credible arguments based on scientific research use their evidence on pesticide and herbicide application on GMO crops rather than the crops themselves. Now that we know the evidence showing what we think we know about GMO’s is wrong we can finally look to how we can change our perceptions of GMOs and the scientific…

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