Thursday, December 3, 2009

What About The Emporer's Other Outfits?

"Did you believe science was a disinterested pursuit of the truth? Well, you were wrong."
-David Berlinski
The Devil's Delusion

The Wall Street Journal's Daniel Henninger discusses how the Climategate scandal could cause the general public to doubt the objectivity of other controversial scientific claims. I think that's a good thing. For the full article, click here.

"'Global Warming,' Sir? I'm sorry that's just a bunch of scientist talk -same people who'd have you believe that my great-grandfather was a monkey. If he was a monkey, then why was he killed by a monkey?"
-30 Rock's Kenneth Parcell
Episode: "Sun Tea"
Air date: 11/19/2009

On a related note, here is a fantastic article by Salvo Magazine claiming that, contrary to stereotype, it is often the secular left (rather than Christians) who are against objective science.

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