By Guy P. Harrison
Maybe you recognize a person who swears by way of the reliability of psychics or who's in ordinary touch with angels. or maybe you're searching for a pleasant method of dissuading a person from losing cash on a homeopathy medication. otherwise you met somebody at a celebration who insisted the Holocaust by no means occurred or that nobody ever walked at the moon. How do you discover a carefully persuasive manner of steerage humans clear of unfounded ideals, bogus treatments, conspiracy theories, and the like?
This down-to-earth, enjoyable exploration of usually held amazing claims may help you place the checklist immediately. the writer, a veteran journalist, has not just surveyed an enormous physique of literature, yet has additionally interviewed best scientists, explored "the so much haunted condominium in America," hung out within the inviting waters of the Bermuda Triangle, or even talked to a "contrite Roswell alien." he's not out just to debunk unfounded ideals. at any place attainable, he provides replacement medical causes, which more often than not are much more attention-grabbing than the wildest hypothesis.
For instance, tales approximately UFOs and alien abductions lack solid proof, yet technological know-how offers us lots of purposes to maintain exploring outer house for proof that lifestyles exists in other places within the mammoth universe. The facts for Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster might be nonexistent, yet scientists are frequently studying new species, a few of that are actually stranger than fiction.
Stressing the thrill of clinical discovery and the valid mysteries and sweetness inherent actually, this publication invitations readers to proportion the thrill of rational pondering and the skeptical method of comparing our impressive world.
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Lediglich in der Region Hannover wohnen mehr als eine Millionen Menschen. Dabei ist zu beachten, dass die niedersächsischen 79 Knight-Foundation 2002, S. A-7 35 Zahlen auch die Einwohner unter 18 Jahren mit einschließen. 80 Einzugsgebiete der 15 untersuchten Orchester in den USA Orchester Einwohner über 18 Jahre in 2001 Saalgröße (Platzanzahl) Anzahl Musiker Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra 1,8 Millionen 2 804 65 Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 1,0 Millionen 2 100 62 Colorado Symphony Association 1,8 Millionen 2 634 87 Detroit Symphony Orchestra 2,9 Millionen 2 000 89 Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra 390 000 2 477 55 Kansas City Orchestra 1,2 Millionen 1 600 68 Long Beach Symphony Association 657 000 3 051 keine Angabe Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 938 000 2 243 75 New World Symphony 1,7 Millionen 756 82 Oregon Symphony Association 1,3 Millionen 2 776 81 Philadelphia Orchestra 3,9 Millionen 2 500 103 Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra 1,7 Millionen 2 700 104 Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra 1,9 Millionen keine feste Spielstätte 32 Symphony Society of San Antonio 1,1 Millionen 2 311 78 Wichita Symphony Society 355 000 2 195 87 Tabelle 3: Einwohner im Einzugsgebiet der Orchester in den USA.
Nimmt man als Referenzwert die Metropolregion Hannover, so haben nur vier der Orchester, die in den USA an der Studie teilgenommen haben, weniger Einwohner in ihrem Umfeld. Der Vergleich der beiden nachfolgenden Tabellen zeigt deutlich, dass in Niedersachsen nicht nur die Orchester kleiner sind, sondern auch deren Einzugsgebiete. Lediglich in der Region Hannover wohnen mehr als eine Millionen Menschen. Dabei ist zu beachten, dass die niedersächsischen 79 Knight-Foundation 2002, S. A-7 35 Zahlen auch die Einwohner unter 18 Jahren mit einschließen.
Die Ergebnisse für das Staatsorchester Hannover sind daher mit besonderer Vorsicht zu deuten. 000 Fragebögen ausgegeben, etwa die Hälfte davon wurde von den Besuchern mitgenommen. Die Befragungstermine, Programme sowie die Auěührungsorte sind Tabelle 2 zu entnehmen. Außer in GöĴingen und Lüneburg wurde das gleiche Programm mehrfach gespielt. In diesen Fällen wurden alle Auěührungen für die Befragung genuĵt. In Osnabrück und bei der NDR Radiophilharmonie standen Gastdirigenten am Pult. Bei den übrigen Orchestern waren es die Chefdirigenten.