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Legends, Lore, and Lies

A Skeptic"s Stance (A Longman Topics Reader) (Longman Topics Series)

by Joseph Calabrese

  • 242 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Longman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Textbooks,
  • Language,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - Academic,
  • Readers,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Composition & Creative Writing,
  • Composition & Creative Writing - General,
  • Critical thinking,
  • Parapsychology,
  • Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Pseudoscience

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9439068M
    ISBN 100321439244
    ISBN 109780321439246
    OCLC/WorldCa71427455

    Legends, Lore, and Lies: A Skeptic’s Stance presents intriguing readings in five sections–urban legends, alternative medicine, the media’s role in public gullibility, psychics and the paranormal, and pseudo science–to demonstrate the importance of critical examination and the differences between an opinion or assertion and a supported claim. Legends & Lies is an American television series shown on Fox News primary executive producer is Bill O'Reilly.. The show's premise is to present the history of notable people in documentary style, debunking inaccurate details that have entered pop culture mythology.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm. Contents: Urban legends --The media and public gullibility --Alternative medicine --Psychics and the paranormal --Science and pseudo Title: Longman topics. Pine Barrens legends, lore, and lies. [William H McMahon] -- Presents legends and lore of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, an area occupying roughly one million acres. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

    "There were four relief trains to take out most of the 7, residents of Cloquet (few went in cars), plus the farm families who came in with teams and unhitched the poor horses to fend for themselves," Elfes wrote in a manuscript, "Family Facts and Fancies, Also Legends, Lore and Lies," that she penned in , 41 years after the : Jana Peterson. Legends, Lore, and Lies presents critical readings in five sectionsurban legends, alternative medicine, the mediars"s role in public gullibility, psychics and the paranormal, and pseudo scienceto demonstrate the importance of critical examination and the differences between an opinion or assertion and a .


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Books like this serve two purposes/5. “Legends and Lies” is a fun, affable book that while dated (), is part blue-collar lit review and part MythBusters©-esque discovery. Each chapter has its own subject, so I would even go so far as to call them single-sitting summaries for say, when one feels compelled to /5.

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