Big Science Sullies Its Reputation

March 4, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The public will lose confidence in science if its institutions continue to side with the political left.

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Big Science Losing Public Trust

February 25, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Scientists themselves are warning that the scientific community has lost a great deal of public trust, and for good reasons.

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The Myth of Science Self-Correction

February 13, 2017 in Dumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

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

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Climate Flap Echoes Political Divide

February 8, 2017 in GeologyMediaPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and Ethics

Reactions to a whistleblower’s statements raise the possibility that the climate-science consensus is largely political, not empirical.

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Language Strangles Scientific Ideals

January 27, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Big Science doesn’t have a public relations problem. It has a propaganda problem.

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Time to Overhaul Science

January 11, 2017 in Bible and TheologyEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A noted advocate of science integrity is leading a team of experts on a program to improve scientific practice and clean up serious failings.

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What the Trump Presidency Could Mean for Science

November 9, 2016 in EducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

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

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Scientists Not Prepared for Evil

October 9, 2016

What would scientists say if North Korea nuked their labs? Not much.

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Scientism, Heal Thyself

September 8, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

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

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Silly Stories Demean Science

August 6, 2016 in BirdsDarwin and EvolutionDinosaursDumb IdeasEarly ManFossilsGeneticsHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

If science had an icon like the Statue of Liberty, she would be hanging her head in disgrace for what passes for science these days.

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Peer Review Is Unscientific

July 9, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A reviewer of peer review says our reverence for the practice borders on mysticism, not science.

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Science Is Biased

May 29, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEarly ManEducationHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

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.

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Science Journalism Disseminates Propaganda

March 29, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionEducationHealthHuman BodyIssuesMediaMind and BrainOriginsPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The current methods of science news reporting don’t educate; they indoctrinate.

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If You Can’t Trust Scientists, You Can’t Trust Science

February 8, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Science may be “out there” in the world, but its discoveries are mediated by fallible scientists.

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Without Integrity, There Is No Science

January 16, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Science continues facing a crisis in credibility, leaving Big Science institutions scrambling for solutions.

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Reason Honestly with Purpose

November 22, 2015 in Bible and TheologyHealthIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

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

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Reproducibility Crisis in Psychology, and Other Science Woes

September 5, 2015 in Bible and TheologyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

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

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No Scientific Method Can Generate Integrity

July 12, 2015 in Bible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The frequency of articles about misconduct, fraud and reproducibility show that scientists’ integrity cannot be assumed by a “scientific method.”

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You Should Trust Scientists (To Be Fallible)

June 6, 2015 in Bible and TheologyEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Public trust in scientists exceeds their trustworthiness, experts warn.

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Science Needs God; and Hurry!

May 24, 2015 in Bible and TheologyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Science is in a crisis of ethics. What would you expect from a community that rejects the Ten Commandments for morality that evolves?

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