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.