Thought of the day

One of the things that makes our country weaker is that we allow states that wish to undermine the teaching of evolution. We can’t expect to have a strong, scientific nation if we keep acting like science is an opinion-based discipline.

2 Responses

  1. I don’t think it helped that politicians rather than scientists sold androgenic climate change as “scientific consensus” instead of just saying “the weight of scientific evidence is overwhelming”.

    This, I think, gave the impression that science was about scientists sitting around and selecting the explanation they liked the best. In trying to simplify, I think the politicians spun it in political terms, obfuscating rather than edifying/

  2. Isn’t that their job description?

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