PACHSmörgåsbord: Pseudoscience

Sunday, January 30, 2011

What Exactly is Accomplished by Asserting “Astrology is Rubbish”?

In light of the recent “news” about a new zodiacal sign and what that might entail for astrology, I spent a little time reflecting on anti-astrology polemics in the last century.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 01/30 at 05:56 PM
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Velikovsky’s “Worlds in Collision”

Coincidentally, I received a copy of Immanuel Velikovsky’s Worlds in Collision today. The previous owner read it carefully and underlined numerous passages.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 09/25 at 12:50 PM

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Pseudoscience and Orthodoxy

Steven Shapin excellent review should prompt you to rush out and purchase Michael Gordin’s latest book, The Pseudoscience Wars

Posted by Darin Hayton on 10/31 at 03:27 PM

Sunday, November 11, 2012

More Velikovsky Paraphernalia

Here is some more Velikovsky material I found in a box I recently opened.

Posted by Darin Hayton on 11/11 at 10:47 PM

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