Six Elements of Denialism
Faith and Skepticism
Fundamentalism is Immaturity
Further History-Denialism from Jerry Coyne
  • Tony

    It’s tough getting bamboozled. I think Sagan is right: sometimes it’s just easier to pretend you WEREN’T suckered than to accept the truth and evolve. I recently joked that Heaven itself might seem like a bamboozle for some people on the other side of eternity:

    Thanks for the great post! You’ve been on a roll lately!

  • Hydroxonium

    The Carl Sagan quote is explained by the theory of cognitive dissonance.