The Lost World Social Sensitivity

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Conan Doyle's satire on the closedmindedness of science may instill a healthy skepticism of dogma, scientific or otherwise—a good trait for young minds to develop. Most young adults will recognize that Challenger's highly individualistic behavior is humorous. Besides, Challenger actually does what good scientists do—he seeks out empirical evidence that will either prove or disprove his theories. He even accepts as a member of his research expedition someone who is skeptical of his ideas. In spite of his arrogance, Challenger practices the scientific method and recognizes the value of skeptical observation of his efforts to prove his hypothesis.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Lost World from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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