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.
The Myth of Science Self-Correction
February 13, 2017
Sounds good in theory: scientists check each other with peer review, and knowledge advances. In reality, scientists are only human.
Fossil Flaw Tosses Years of Evolutionary Research
October 26, 2016
Fossils may be real, but the methods used to analyze them have come under fire, with implications for Darwinian theory.
When Data Doesn't Fit the Consensus
October 8, 2016
Like evolutionists, climate scientists have ways of oversimplifying or neglecting inputs that could challenge their paradigm.
You Can Trust Scientists (to Be Fallible)
July 5, 2016
With theory overturns like these, one gets to wonder about the privileged status of scientists in our culture.
If You Can't Trust Scientists, You Can't Trust Science
February 8, 2016
Science may be "out there" in the world, but its discoveries are mediated by fallible scientists.
Big Science in Crisis of Trust
May 3, 2015
A flurry of recent articles underscore the absolute necessity for integrity in science.
Scientific Method Evolves
March 11, 2015
There is no scientific method. There are customary procedures that depend on the field; these are subject to mutation and artificial selection.