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What is Rationalism?

Rationalism is the belief that reason, not experience, is the most important source of knowledge. It is a direct contrast to empiricism, which is a theory that experience is the most important source of knowledge in the world. From this belief, there are three distinct types of knowledge that a rationalist could use as supporting […]

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Kentucky Theme Parks

What better way to spend the weekends with your loved ones than going at theme parks in Kentucky? Currently, Kentucky houses 5 theme parks you could visit. Read on to find out more about them. 1. Beech Bend Raceway Located in 798 Beech Bend Road, Bowling Green, Beech Bend is certainly a one of a […]

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Who is Robert Baker?

Robert Baker, otherwise known as Robert Allen Baker Jr., is a primarily a psychologist. He is a professor emeritus of the psychology department in University of Kentucky. He is well-known for being a skeptic and a prime investigator of UFO abductions, lake monsters, ghosts, and other paranormal phenomena. He serves as the editor of Psychology […]

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Relationships Between Science and Pseudoscience

First of all, what is the difference between science and pseudoscience? Science is an organized body of knowledge. On the other hand, what happens when “pseudo” is inserted in it? “Pseudo” means fake so therefore, pseudoscience is a system of beliefs that one may mistake as being based on a scientific method. One must be […]

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Pseudoscience in America: How bad is it?

Pseudoscience has been known to be rampant across different practices such as reflexology, iridology, medical astrology, therapeutic touch, meridian therapy, subluxation-based chiropractic, and other health-related aspects. The question is, how bad has pseudoscience been affecting America? Read on and find out. Just last July 2013, propagandist Jenny McCarthy became a co-host at the popular daily […]