Anti-Science

“...sometimes we lose sight of this principle and become irrationally suspicious of the scientific community.”

"My point here is not to say that we must believe everything that the scientific community says about masks and social distancing and recommended shutdowns and vaccines. It is possible that there are some very terrible mistakes being made. But if so, they are just that: mistakes. The medical/scientific community at large are trying to bring the pandemic to a swift end; there is no logical reason why they would be collectively trying to dupe us all." - Snoeberger

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“Science is most ill-served by its ostensible friends who declaim its authority the loudest.”

"One can fully grant the existence and usefulness of experts and expertise, yet also recognize from whence skepticism can derive. The problem is this: while credentialing experts solves one 'cheap talk' problem, it creates another, less recognized cheap talk problem. It’s the latter from whence skepticism derives." - Law & Liberty

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Falwell ‘didn’t keep his word’ Over Liberty Closure, Lynchburg Officials Say

"On March 23, Falwell announced that the Lynchburg, Virginia, campus would reopen residence halls after spring break. 'Our thinking was, "Let’s get [students] back as soon as we can—the ones who want to come back,"'.... He added that Lynchburg’s mayor and city manager 'thanked us for making that decision.' Those officials, however, claim they were misled." - Church Leaders

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Science as “Fake News”? An Interview with Neuroscientist Robert James Sutherland

"The relative lack of messages from those doing science, or from good science journalists, leaves the marketplace open for messages from other sources and outlets that are talking about science. These sources generally have interests that are independent of science or are often increasingly opposed to science." - Paul Lewis Metzger

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New York Times Calls Unborn Baby’s Heartbeat ‘Embryonic Pulsing’

"Pro-lifers are accusing the New York Times of ignoring science by labeling an unborn baby’s heartbeat 'embryonic pulsing' – language that wasn’t used in earlier stories but appeared in a May 29 report on the issue." - Christian Headlines

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