In this sense, pseudoscience is therefore a “science” that is presented to society as such, that is, of a scientific nature, imitating its form and partly its mode, but it is not recognized by the scientific community due to It lacks evidence to confirm it. A pseudoscience is a discipline that through a series of tools, practices and even beliefs tries to verify something. In a certain way they seek to imitate science by trying to prove facts and things but which has no formal validity within the scientific community.
20 Examples of Pseudoscience
- Feng shui
- New Germanic Medicine
- A second moon
Characteristics of Pseudoscience
It usually has some characteristics and they are the following:
- He is an occultist, that is, he hides himself from scientific knowledge, his traditions are secret.
- It does not have official legitimacy since they do not appear in scientific publications.
- It is dogmatic since it raises a series of beliefs that can be accepted or rejected.
- It is immutable, they are beliefs without being revalued.
- Inconsistent since its approaches are not integrated with other fields of knowledge.