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Denialism

How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives

by Michael Specter

Hardcover, 294 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.95 |

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Denialism
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How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives
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Michael Specter

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An assessment of the ways in which the scientific community is mistrusted cites the consequences of such fear-based behaviors as the avoidance of vaccines, the banning of genetically modified crops, and the denouncement of the pharmaceutical industry.

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