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Easily Shermer's worst book and this comes from a reader who is steadily collecting every book Shermer's written. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Malcolm D. Campbell
Borderlands is about scientific malpractice and human gullibility. It intrigues me how so many charlatans and poseurs like Freud still command loyal followings. Read morePublished on October 16, 2012 by Robert E. Wayland
I found Shermer's writing to be very interesting and the ideas both challenging and stimulating. However, as I read, I began to notice misspelled words and grammar problems, and... Read morePublished on September 11, 2008 by Lynn P. Hill
Mike said, "Scientists don't consider that the absence of evidence is not evidence." - Penn and Teller B.S.
Nuff said, ignore this fake wise man. Read more
Shermer's book is an attempt to classify various lines of research into science, nonscience, and `borderlands' science, but he follows no rigorous methodology. Read morePublished on July 16, 2006 by Christopher Carter
This is the second book on critical thinking I read by this author. The other was "Why People Believe Weird Things." They are both excellent. Read morePublished on May 19, 2005 by Gaetan Lion
I expected more of Mr. Shermer in this outing, given his excellent work in Why People Believe Weird Things. Read morePublished on June 19, 2004 by Gregory McMahan
Michael Shermer gives an open and honest account about the inner workings of scientific thought as well as exposing ideas that-even today-many take as fact. Read morePublished on January 9, 2004 by J. Paree