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Another Problem with "Paranormal Investigators"
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10/30/2019 at 6:43:00 PM GMT
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Another Problem with "Paranormal Investigators"

By Stephen Olbrys Gencarella of The Tales They Tale Blog--

"A few weeks ago, my wife and I had the pleasure of meeting Sharon Hill and guiding her and a friend for a hike at Machimoodus State Park. Sharon is a geologist for the state of Pennsylvania—our hike was refreshingly punctuated by pauses to admire geological formations and artesian wells—and a science writer who has made a number of contributions to the public understanding of scientific inquiry and to the defense of critical thinking. Her biography includes an impressive litany of critiques of the paranormal and the pseudoscientific, including podcasts, websites, lectures, and articles in Skeptical Inquirerand other important bricks in the bulwark against unreason. Her recent book, Scientifical Americans: The Culture of Amateur Paranormal Researchers, is essential. I’ll review it on this website in the future, but do your brain a favor and read it today.


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