Abusing Science: Leftists Push PC Agendas with Scientism
July 29, 2018
Nothing in science says women should abort their babies or humans should deny their genes. But if it's PC, media will use fake science to promote it.
Big Science Wobbles on Trust
January 6, 2018
Fixing the gap between the ideal and the real will require factors outside of science, like honesty.
Dishonesty Undermines Trust in Big Science
August 8, 2017
Before they can tell the public what is true about the world, scientists had better get a handle on honesty. You can trust a scientist – to be fallible. Science is not entirely ‘out there’ in the world. Its findings are always mediated through fallible humans. And lately, there has been a flurry of concerns […]
Myth of Objective Science Busted
July 13, 2017
Students and citizens are taught a very distorted view of what science is and how it actually works.
How to Nudge an Elitist
June 11, 2017
Smug elitists think they have a corner on truth and should tell the rest of us how to behave. They've given us the tools to push back.
What to Watch for in the March for Science
April 21, 2017
Big Science and Big Media will undoubtedly give positive coverage to the March for Science on Earth Day. But will they provide critical analysis?
Scientism on Plagues, or Vice Versa
April 15, 2017
Can the 10 plagues in Exodus be explained by science? Only through the plague of scientism, which is plagued itself by its own miracles.
Scientists Blind to Their Failings
April 4, 2017
Scientism sounds appealing in theory. In practice, human scientists fall short of its ideals of enlightenment, progress and understanding.
Is Science Special?
April 3, 2017
Scientists are gathering this month to march – for what? How different is Big Science from any other special interest group making demands on the government?
The Lone Ranger vs the Big Science Consensus
March 23, 2017
National Geographic retells the lonely battle of J Harlen Bretz against the scientific establishment, and what made them so pig-headed.
Scientism Fails Another Defense
March 12, 2017
A physicist's latest attempt to justify scientism reveals a deplorable ignorance of history, logic and philosophy of science.
Darwinism Still Corrupts Culture
January 22, 2017
The bad fruits of Social Darwinism are well known. Less well known are ongoing negative influences of modern Darwinian ideas on human behavior.
Big Science Blind to Its Scientism
December 30, 2016
Big Science loves scientism, but the view that science is the most reliable path to knowledge suffers a fatal flaw: it is self-refuting.
Big Science Blind to Its Bias
December 23, 2016
Some scientists, science reporters and journal editors could use a trip to reform school for treatment of delusions of grandeur.
Trusting Science Experts Can Be Disastrous
December 5, 2016
Nobody pushes the values of science more than scientists. But trusting them doesn't always work out right.