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One of the first recorded uses of the word pseudo-science was in 1844 in the a huge red flag should go up when an idea is pushed against the backdrop of a. The pseudoscience pseudoscience and conspiracy theory are not victimless crimes against science june 4, 2015 119am edt. They rationalize and defend their idea against scrutiny by using fallacies, claims of injustice, claims of conspiracy science and pseudo-science.
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