Michael Specter: The danger of science denial

Posted by on April 28, 2010 in Thoughts | 2 comments

The TED Talks are some of the best minds in the world, talking openly about the problems and potential solutions  we face in the world at the moment. Some of the views of the speakers are challenging, and some are just common sense, but always presented in such a way as to be clear in intention.

The catch line for TED is “Ideas worth spreading”. Have a search around, and see what people are thinking in the world right now.

This video below features journalist Michael Specter, speaking on the dangers of science denialism, and how it is effecting our world right now.

“You are not entitled to your own facts.” Take note, antivaxxers!

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  1. Love this talk! I hope that the younger generation is able to fend off all the stupid. I think we’ve got a good start so far… and I’m thinking it can only get better. Facts and truth will prevail!

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  2. “Fend off the stupid” — need to get that as a bumper sticker!

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