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Unscientific America: How scientific illiteracy threatens our future by Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum 209 pages,$24 (US) Basic Books, I wish I’d written this book. Its subject matter is exactly the thing that gets me going. The tension between science and irrationality was the original inspiration for this blog. There are a few elements that…