Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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 Should Scientific Truth Be Subjected to a Vote? | RealClearScience.

Scientists, it should go without saying, are, like all people, fallible and subject to selfish and ideological biases. Any textbook on the history of twentieth century science will quiet any doubts on that score. A frightening number of disturbing policy prescriptions, from compulsory sterilization to racial war, at one time boasted a scientific "consensus" as justification.

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