The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark ざ The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark to read ⎖ By Carl Sagan ⏷ Carl Sagan muses on the current state of scientific thought, which offers him marvelous opportunities to entertain us with his own childhood experiences, the newspaper morgues, UFO stories, and the assorted flotsam and jetsam of pseudoscience Along the way he debunks alien abduction, faith healing, and channeling refutes the arguments that science destroys spirituality, and provides a baloney detection kit for thinking through political, social, religious, and other issues.Eminent Cornell astronomer and bestselling author Sagan debunks the paranormal and the unexplained in a study that will reassure hardcore skeptics but may leave others unsatisfied To him, purported UFO encounters and alien abductions are products of gullibility, hallucination, misidentification, hoax and therapists pressure some alleged encounters, he suggests, may screen memories of sexual abuse He labels as hoaxes the crop circles, complex pictograms that appear in southern England s wheat and barley fields, and he dismisses as a natural formation the Sphinx like humanoid face incised on a mesa on Mars, first photographed by a Viking orbiter spacecraft in 1976 and considered by some scientists to be the engineered artifact of an alien civilization In a passionate plea for scientific literacy, Sagan deftly debunks the myth of Atlantis, Filipino psychic surgeons and mediums such as J.Z Knight, who claims to be in touch with a 35,000 year old entity called Ramtha He also brands as superstition ghosts, angels, fairies, demons, astrology, Bigfoot, the Loch Ness monster and religious apparitions Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. 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  • Hardcover
  • 457 pages
  • B004W0I00Q
  • Carl Sagan
  • English
  • 12 July 2017