I believe most people are aware of the dichotomy between astronomy and astrology: astronomy is the scientific study of the stars and universe while astrology is pseudoscientific humbug designed to separate fools from their money using horoscopes. Fewer know that the same dichotomy […]

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“I am not taking about psychosurgery, a practice that is somewhat out of favor,” yeah, I guess you could say that lobotomies are sort-of frowned upon these days. Same chapter mentions phrenology without making fun of the entire notion, just stating that the […]

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