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Tag Archive: mind science

Apr 22 2013

I get e-mail — Cinematic Appraisals: “Mind Science” or Pseudoscience

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I got a very hurt e-mail from someone yesterday. A few years ago, before I was at Freethoughtblogs, I wrote an article about a service offered to film producers called “Cinematic Appraisals”.  I had recently optioned my screenplay and I was generally up-to-date with everything, but a friend sent me a link to their site telling me …

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Nov 04 2010

Cinematic Appraisals: Scam or Science?

I’m a writer, which means that I have to spend a lot of time looking out for scams trying to take advantage of me.  There are fake agents, fake contests, and fake publishers who are all trying to get my money by promising me riches and fortune and, most importantly, an audience.  If anything can teach you skepticism, …

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