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Unfortunately, these targets are just too quirky: science cannot do much about, maybe psychiatry might.
It's sad that the people who need this information the most will be the ones least likely to read Bullspotting, but one can hope.
It provides a choice selection of recent hoaxes, conspiracies and false rumours to demonstrate how the tools of skepticism work.
"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself--and you are the easiest person to fool."
This book is based on the simple premise that... Read more
I thought it was a good book and would recommend it, but there seems to be much redundant material. However, I learned a few things from reading it.Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am disheartened to see the overwhelmingly favorable reviews this confused little volume has attracted. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jim
People can easily be fooled, and common sense is not always the best indicator of truth. Subject to all sorts of biases and prejudices, even the most rational among us can be... Read morePublished 14 months ago by G. Wagner
Loren Collins takes a look under the hood of many of our USAmerican culture's most prominent conspiracy theories (from JFK to 9/11), Denialists (Birthers and Moon-Hoaxers), and... Read morePublished 19 months ago by C. Lambeth
I purchased this book earlier this year (March, 2013) here at Amazon.com
In the first paragraph of Chapter 1, or `Baloney Detection', we find that Collins confidently... Read more
Excellent summary of techniques for denying the deniers. Succinct and definitive. Keep this handy for confronting the conspiracists and other assorted nutcases; would also be... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Robert Haley
If you use the internet, this book is an essential introduction to separating fact from fiction on the web.
Do yourself a favor and read this one.