Tagged: Science and Technology

The Politicization of Scientific Research

In my ongoing "series" of articles on why I don’t trust modern science (see bottom), I now offer a speech by Michael Crichton, which he gave to the US Senate’s Comimittee on Environment and Public Works.  He repeats my sentiment that while scientific method is...

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How the Media Spins Science

This report at LSJ.com shows how, based on a sociology study on the faith of scientists.  1/3 reported that "they did not believe in God," but the papers reported that "2/3 DO believe in God" – which turns out to be false if you look...

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My Genes Made Me Do It

USA Today reports on two recent studies on adultery, upon whose data Martie Haselton, assistant professor of communication and psychology at UCLA’s Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture, concludes: Along those evolutionary lines, men more than women desire a variety of sexual partners because genes...

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Separation of Science and State

My local liberal rag (SF Chronicle) has a nice article about how we treat scientists as our modern priests, entitled The unholy lust of scientists.  In our secular, post-religious society, the figure of the cassock-clad priest has been replaced by that of the white-coated scientist....

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