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acupuncture - NR 435 Conservation Issues Derek Kirby...

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NR 435 Conservation Issues Derek Kirby Throughout the years, many scientists have argued about whether the different fields that they study are science or pseudoscience. In order to even begin to explain whether a field of study is a science or a pseudoscience, one must know the difference between the two. A science is a branch of knowledge dealing with facts or truths that are arranged together, and show the operation of general laws. A science can be proved or disproved through experimentation. Pseudoscience on the other hand follows the characteristics that make up science, but cannot be proved or disproved. It has false assumptions, if you will. One of the fields I found to be very tough to cleanly classify as a science or a pseudoscience was acupuncture. Acupuncture is a medical procedure, first invented in China that treats illness, or provides anesthesia, by putting needles into specific spots on the body. It is believed that the body’s chi, or vital energy, circulates throughout the body regularly. And illness is said to be when the chi is
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