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A Few Good Books

"There are three kinds of [People]. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves." ― Will Rogers

"The Demon-Haunted World"  Carl Sagan

"Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that scientific thinking is critical not only to the pursuit of truth but to the very well-being of our democratic institutions. An introduction the scientific method and critical thinking."

"Scientific Paranormal Investigation: How to Solve Unexplained Mysteries" - Benjamin Radford

"Applying scientific methods and priciples to real-life mysteries, and coming up with explanations when it seems none are possible."

"Think Straight: An Owner's Manual for the Mind" - Jon Guy

"...Think Straight is an owner’s manual for the human brain. Drawing from the vast history of scientific and cognitive research, this book is a tour de force through the science and philosophy of the human mind, and what it means to think as a rational human being in the 21st century."

"Scientifical Americans: The Culture of Amateur Paranormal Researchers" - Sharon A. Hill

"American culture's honorific regard for science, coupled with the public's unfamiliarity with scientific methods, created a niche for self-styled paranormal experts to achieve national renown without scientific training or credentials. The author provides a comprehensive examination of the ideas, missions and methods promoted by these passionate amateurs."

"Hauntings and Poltergeists: Multidisciplinary Perspectives" - James Houran & Rense Lange

"Written by the world's most knowledgeable authorities in this field, the essays in this work promote a better understanding of the manifestations of and various reasons for hauntings and poltergeist phenomena."

"Tracking the Man-Beasts: Sasquatch, Vampires, Zombies, and More" - Joe Nickell 

"This book takes the reader on expeditions into wilderness areas, explores historical contexts, and brings folkloric and iconographic evidence to bear on a category of mysteries as old as humanity."

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