TOK dinner guest: Pigliucci on pseudoscience

“Indulging in a bit of pseudoscience in some instances may be relatively innocuous, but the problem is that doing so lowers your defenses against more dangerous delusions that are based on similar confusions and fallacies.”  So write Massimo Pigliucci and Maarten Boudry in an article on the dangers of pseudoscience.  This article is a very good compact treatment of “the borderlines between genuine science and pseudoscience”, with attention to implications in our lives of what we accept in our minds. ...