O New York Times, pela pena do médico pediatra Darshak Sanghavi, publica uma recensão do livro
How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives
By Michael Specter
294 pp. The Penguin Press. $27.95
que começa assim:
"The optimistic view of science is that the theories advanced with its methods will have self-evident appeal to an educated public. Why, then, do people so often behave unscientifically? A sitting congressman claims he’s seen a U.F.O.; a former Playboy model insists, against overwhelming evidence, that childhood vaccines cause autism; Las Vegas vacationers expect to beat the casinos; former British Prime Minister Tony Blair treats his children with homeopathic remedies."
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