Last night I watched Schindler’s List on Netflix and was startled by a contrast with what I had been watching, just the day before, the same place.
“So, should we have policies that penalize people for having extra kids in the developed world?”
“It’s evolution, ain’t nothin’ new. There’s nothing taboo about a sex stew.”
“Take the Women’s March on Washington, slash its attendance, [and] throw in Bill Nye ‘the science guy.'”
Marches are usually held to defend something that’s in peril. Does anyone really think big science is in danger?
The March for Science, in this perspective, is really a March for Public Passivity.
What gives away the game is the selectivity with which it is deployed against opponents.
More research funding sounds nice, but as Jonathan Wells explains, it does the search for truth no favors.
As demonstrators converge on D.C. for the “March for Science,” explore the real threats to good science in America.
Because it’s really a march for something that undermines good science.