Re: The Seven Warning Signs of Bogus Science

From: Thomas Buckner (
Date: Sun May 30 2004 - 07:00:47 MDT

--- Mark Waser <> wrote:
> Check out number 6 in particular.

I have read a list similar to this one in the past,
but it included at least one other sign:

The field remains barren for decades. No useful
applications appear.

Example abound: perpetual energy machines,
anti-gravity drives, Creation Science, etc. New
bogus-science gizmos are no more effective than the
ones from 1932, they just have LED's on them instead
of Jacob's Ladders.

Sometimes real science runs up against a problem so
tough that it faces the barrenness problem. Examples
include fusion energy and, ahem, artificial



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