Bad Science

Scientists are certainly not infallible, but there are some who represent dodgy interests (for whatever reason) and clearly misrepresent the field.

Yes, there is bad science out there and here’s a handy guide to spotting it.

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2 thoughts on “Bad Science

  1. Reminds me of Carl Sagan’s ‘The Fine Art of Baloney Detection’. Sagan reflects on the many types of deception to which we’re susceptible — from psychics to religious zealotry to paid product endorsements by scientists, which he held in especially low regard, noting that they “betray contempt for the intelligence of their customers” and “introduce an insidious corruption of popular attitudes about scientific objectivity.”

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