From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 08:23:15 -0400 Archived: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 08:23:15 -0400 Subject: Science Denial In The 21St Century Source: ScienceNews.Org http://tinyurl.com/c324zul Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 Science Denial In The 21St Century By Nathan Seppa MADISON, Wis. =97 The arc of science has faced roadblocks for centuries, but the pattern of denying the weight of evidence has taken on new virulence recently. Highly motivated people openly cast doubt on well-established evidence =97 the theory of evolution, the human effects on climate change, the value of vaccines and other findings that have achieved an overwhelming consensus in the scientific community. Researchers and science writers tasked with reporting on these issues gathered April 23=9624 at the University of Wisconsin at a meeting titled, =93Science Writing in the Age of Denial.=94 Some noted that seemingly spontaneous denial of science in the populace is quite often a carefully choreographed attack. [More at site... thanks to 'The Norm' for the lead] Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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