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 […]
Science Fails Its Ideals
August 30, 2018
Fraud, lack of integrity and non-reproducible results continue to plague Big Science. Fair debate can help.
Scientific Papers Can No Longer Be Trusted
August 2, 2018
How do you know a paper is not a hoax? or fake science? It's getting increasingly difficult to tell, and Big Science is worried.
Scientists Are Just as Morally Fraught as Other People
July 15, 2018
Working in a lab and publishing in a peer-reviewed journal does not offer immunity from the moral or logical lapses.
Blunders Without Number: The Fraud Problems and Darwinism
July 5, 2018
Blunders without Number: The Fraud Problems and Darwinism One of the most respected medical journals in the world, New England Journal of Medicine, recently “retracted and republished a landmark study on the Mediterranean diet, and issued an unprecedented five other corrections after an obscure report last year scrutinized thousands of articles in eight journals over […]
Scientists Should Go to Church
May 20, 2018
A plague of research misconduct bothers leading journal editors. How are they going to evolve integrity? By preaching to matter in motion?
Science Cannot Rise Above Human Nature
April 29, 2018
For all its aspirations and achievements, science must constantly drag along with it the ball and chain of human fallibility.