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Science Denialism

Are You Smarter Than a Scientist?

Anne Zeiser | Posted 09.25.2016 | Science
Anne Zeiser

Remember when NASA shuttle landings warranted ducking out of school or work to watch on a restaurant TV because they were so exciting? How did we lose our love of scientific inquiry and exploration? In part it's because Americans no longer respect experts, let alone scientific ones.

When Skepticism Becomes Denial: The Unholy Alliance Between Science Denial Movements

David H. Bailey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
David H. Bailey

Many have observed that these various science denial and pseudoscience movements appear to have a common strategy and frequently have common funders. As Prothero notes, alluding to the famous line from the movie All the President's Men, "Follow the money."

Buddhists Join The Clergy Letter Project And Call For The Teaching of Evolution

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

As the Clergy Letters so dramatically demonstrate, religious individuals do not need to choose between scientific enlightenment and their religious faith. Both are possible.

Is Jenny McCarthy Afraid Of The Truth About Autism?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Iris Erlingsdottir

My aunt will never forget that day in 1975, when her 20 month old daughter woke up from a nap, crying petulantly. The child seemed to be having diffic...

Denying Science, Legislating Reality

Steven Newton | Posted 08.10.2012 | Green
Steven Newton

Just as creationists fundamentally misunderstand how evolution works, those who attack climate science often reveal a startling lack of knowledge about the particulars of climate science and how science works.