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The heretics: adventures with the enemies of science

The heretics: adventures with the enemies of science

Storr, Will

Will Storr was in the tropical north of Australia, excavating fossils with a celebrity creationist, when he asked himself a simple question. Why don't facts work? Why, that is, did the obviously intelligent man beside him sincerely believe in Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden and a six-thousand-year-old Earth, in spite of the evidence against them? It was the start of a journey that would lead Storr all over the world - from Texas to Warsaw to the Outer Hebrides - meeting an extraordinary cast of modern heretics whom he tries his best to understand

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Picador, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Will Storr
ISBN: 0330535862, 9780330535861
Note: Originally published: 2013.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 447 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: Denial (Psychology); Paranormal.; Common fallacies.; Eccentrics and eccentricities.