Skeptic Check: Swimming in Denial

by admin on January 20, 2010

Public distrust of science is higher than at any time since the Enlightenment. New Yorker writer Michael Specter argues how our anti-science bias and our irrationalism about everything from genetically modified foods to climate change to childhood vaccines endangers our future.

And remember when… a look back at scientists who at first pooh-poohed plate tectonics… meteorites, and quantum physics. How the evidence turned them around.

It’s Skeptic Check… but don’t take our word for it.

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1 – Michael Specter
Part 2 – Read Montague
Part 3 – Michael Specter (continued)
Part 4 – Crop circles
Part 5 – Spencer Weart
Part 6 – Checkout Line Press

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