Thinking straight

A Listmania! list by Mark Gould "tarnorg"
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How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions
1.  How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions by Francis Wheen
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  "Why many modern fads are rubbish. Read this before you get hoodwinked."
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Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton
2.  Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character as Told to Ralph Leighton by Ralph Leighton
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  "Stories of a great thinker. Proof that you can be open minded, challenge authority and still think rigorously."
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After Theory
3.  After Theory by Terry Eagleton
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  "If you still need to be persuaded that there is merit in truth and fault in relativism,this will do it."
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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (Wordsworth Reference)
4.  Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (Wordsworth Reference) by Charles Mackay
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  "Evidence that sloppy thinking and cultural delusions are not a product of the modern age."
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