Big Science Needs to Repent
June 27, 2020
In a stunning rebuke, 22 scientists write in Nature that science needs humility and transparency.
Big Science Endorses Storytelling
June 16, 2020
Big Science turns to Hollywood for help entertaining people with science narratives. It may be OK at times, but facts must take priority.
Another Big Science Fail Over Pollution
June 5, 2020
Is plastic polluting the world's oceans? Yes, but not nearly as much as hundreds of studies had claimed. Measure, don't assume!
Triple Fail: Big Science Blunders
June 4, 2020
Three strikes in one day: scientific theories and assumptions in unrelated fields have blundered big time. What are the lessons?
Solutions Come from Freedom and Ingenuity, Not Government
February 22, 2020
Look at these fantastic examples of potential solutions to world problems coming from motivated scientists.
Can Science Trust Itself?
February 11, 2020
Disturbing news comes from scientists who like to portray themselves as infallible seekers of the truth.
Scientists Are Only Fallible Humans
December 18, 2019
Recent news articles remind us to qualify our trust in scientists according to the human potential for error and bias.
Psychologist, Fix Your Own Problems
October 6, 2019
Evolutionary psychologists dare to tell normal people about their problems. They have enough of their own.
Scientist, Heal Thyself
August 30, 2019
People who play "King's X" in the science lab had better be aware of their limitations and vulnerabilities.
More Criticisms Raised Against Psycho-Science
August 6, 2019
Are psychology and psychotherapy losing their minds? Claims of their scientific validity are under fire (again).
Whose News Is Fake News?
August 2, 2019
Somebody, somewhere, has to care about truth and be willing to follow evidence. A little introspection and humility is required.
How Science Could Destroy Itself
June 10, 2019
Without this essential ingredient, long taken for granted, science could collapse.
Big Science Failing Integrity Test
November 29, 2018
What happens when the purveyors of knowledge admit they are unreliable?
Science’s Got Troubles, cont.
October 29, 2018
The "credibility crisis" in science is not solved. It may be getting worse.
Science’s Got Troubles
October 27, 2018
Numerous news articles point to moral shortcomings in Big Science that threaten public trust. The US Constitution was a great idea. But John Adams once said, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious People. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other” (US Archives). Similarly, the “Scientific Method,” as it […]