Are We Alone – Swimming in Denial

by Gary Niederhoff on April 12, 2011

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 on Denialism.
Part 2: Read Montague on decision making.
Part 3: Michael Specter continued.
Part 4: Seth and Molly talk crop circles.
Part 5: Spencer Weart on historic denialism among scientists.
Part 6: Checkout Line Press.

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