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Big Science Culture Condones Misconduct

Dishonest behavior by scientists is rampant, but nothing seems to change. Can evolutionary theory help?

The Myth of Science Self-Correction

Sounds good in theory: scientists check each other with peer review, and knowledge advances. In reality, scientists are only human.

Christianity Could Help Scientists' Moral Concerns

When all else fails, look to the Word of God.

What the Trump Presidency Could Mean for Science

Editorial: a rising tide of economic prosperity could lift science, too, as long as it is honest science serving the citizenry.

Reality Beats PC

The real world fights back against misconceptions about the pursuit of life, liberty, and the pursuit of political correctness.

Scientism, Heal Thyself

The scientific establishment that sees itself as the paragon of rationality needs take an honest look at its human frailties.

Piltdown Forger Fingered

One man committed the greatest hoax in the history of anthropology, but others are not so easily exonerated for believing it.

Evolutionists Boast of Storytelling

Some evolutionists not only own up to just-so storytelling; they parade it.

Science Is Biased

They admit it; you can't get rid of bias in science. Big Science has too many problems of its own to dictate ethics to others.

Theism Is Healthy

Evolutionists are at a loss to explain why belief in God makes people happy.

Science Requires Godly Values

Much as they try to evolutionize religion, scientists recognize that Biblical values are essential for science.

Reason Honestly with Purpose

Science and society cannot exist without moral values. Use them; you were born with the capacity to apprehend them.

Reproducibility Crisis in Psychology, and Other Science Woes

Here's more evidence that human pride, greed and ambition can get in the way of the ideals of science.

Rock Art Is Not a Pterosaur

When new information falsifies your hypothesis, you accept it and move on. Darwinians need to learn that, too.

Science Reporters Don't Even Try to Be Politically Neutral

More evidence that when politics and ethics are in the news, science reporters will inevitably gravitate to the far-left position.

You Should Trust Scientists (To Be Fallible)

Public trust in scientists exceeds their trustworthiness, experts warn.

Science Replication: An Ideal in Crisis

Journal editors are uniting to confront a crisis of confidence: lack of reproducibility of science results.

When Spirituality Intersects Science

Who saved the Ebola-stricken doctor, God or science? What is science's take on whether to flee or fight terrorism? Why should a scientist be honest?

Human Evolution News Redlines Silliness Meter

Did these evolutionists really think through their hypotheses?

Choosing to Believe in Free Will

Free will matters to children. It had better exist.

Science Without Ethics Is Dangerous

Science cannot operate with ethics. Ugly things can happen when scientists ignore ethical boundaries.

Science Is Lost Without Immaterial Truth and Virtue

For evolutionary theory to work, all human behavior must originate from mindless natural processes. What does that do to honesty and kindness?

"Evidence-Based" Findings May Not Be

Patients are encouraged to seek only "evidence-based" treatments for disease, but a look behind the scenes of clinical trials reveals some of the same human foibles that plague any science: shortcomings in honesty and transparency.

Psych-Man Fraud Exposed

A popular social psychologist in the Netherlands has been exposed of committing “fraud on an astonishing scale,” forging data in dozens of scientific papers for nearly a decade. The exposè doesn’t just destroy his reputation. The fraud will cause “huge damage,” said Susan Fiske, a social psychologist at Princeton University,” because “His work is very central—or was.”

Science Depends on Ethics

Naive reporters and textbook writers sometimes portray science as some kind of neutral, bias-free activity in which the “truth” about nature emerges on its own, as long as the scientist in the lily-white lab coat follows some kind of “scientific method.” Philosophers, theologians, ethicists and scientists with a background in any of these fields know better. One has to believe that truth about nature exists in order to seek for it. And one has to seek for it honestly. Many more examples of science’s ties to ethics or "moral philosophy" can be found, as a few recent articles show.