Politically Entrenched and Scientifically Illiterate

Scott Deshefy

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Important in crises confronting us today (e.g. climate change, COVID, mass extinctions; threats to democracy), being well-educated is more than formulating thoughts about important issues and proving their validity. It’s being disciplined enough to rationally distinguish causation from coincidence and correlation, avoiding biases and other pitfalls frequenting untutored minds. It’s knowledge to distinguish corroborated fact […]
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