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How can you recognize pseudoscience?

Pseudoscience is usually identified by the following criteria:   # Use of vague, exaggerated or untestable claims  # Over-reliance on confirmation rather than refutation  (MORE)
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Is karma a type of pseudoscience?

Yes - bellieving that an action will bring either good or bad  responses upon another/himself is pure superstition and absolute  fatal. If you steal, it is not Karma (in fun (MORE)

In what way is astrology a pseudoscience?

We know the sun causes us to awaken and get active, or if setting we get tired and   sleep. So we reason that the sun causes daily changes in sleeping activity and this is (MORE)

Is evolution pseudoscience?

No, evolution, the change in allele frequency over time in a population of organisms, is fact, The theory of evolution by natural selection, which explains much about evolutio (MORE)

Is psychiatry pseudoscience?

It is arguable. There are many different types of sciences, such as soft science and hard science and many in-betweens. It is a political minefield. Thus far they have not com (MORE)

What is Difference of parapsychology and pseudoscience?

Pseudoscience is a practice or method which claims to be scientific or that is made to appear scientific, which in fact does not adhere to scientific methods, lacks supporting (MORE)

What is alchemy and why is it considered a pseudoscience?

Pseudoscience is a claim, belief, or practice which is presented as scientific, but does not adhere to a valid scientific method, lacks supporting evidence or plausibility, ca (MORE)