Pseudoscience

From Fancyclopedia 3
Revision as of 01:28, 7 November 2021 by Leah Zeldes Smith (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
From Fancyclopedia 2, ca. 1959
"Scientific" explanations which actually clash with accepted scientific beliefs and findings, but by glossing-over are made to pass for plausibility in the, uh, minds of Palmer's readers, Scientologists and other children. The use of the word to describe science-fiction in general is fiercely fought by lovers of the literature.
From Fancyclopedia 1, ca. 1944
Scientific explanations which actually clash with accepted scientific belief, but by glossing-over pass for plausibility to the untutored minds of Fantastic Adventures' audience and other children. The use of the word to describe science-fiction in general is fiercely fought by lovers of the literature.

See also: Dianetics, Hieronymus Machine, Shaver Mystery.



Fanspeak
This is a fanspeak page. Please extend it by adding information about when and by whom it was coined, whether it’s still in use, etc.