Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The left's war on science intensifies

Politically active scientists on the left are increasing the intensity of their already frantic anti-Trump propaganda.While they wage a war on truth, they accuse us of waging war against science. Here is a quote from Jonathan Foley, the executive director of the California Academy of Sciences, currently published in Scientific American Magazine online. Note his hysterical tone.  He says, "Make no mistake: the War on Science is going to affect you, whether you are a scientist or not. It is going to affect everything – ranging from the safety of the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the kind of planet we live on. It will affect the kinds of diseases we get and the medicines we can use."

War on science?  Who does he say is waging such a war?.........an attack on "[t]he systematic use of so-called 'uncertainty' surrounding well-established scientific ideas[.]"........Is there no uncertainty in science?  Has science finally produced gospel truth?..........Okay, I am starting to feel a sense of frustration.  The executive director would have us believe that we, who question the pronouncements of politicized scientists, are to keep our mouths shut and our minds closed.  If they say that the climate is changing – if they say that we are causing it – if they say that we are all going to burn the planet, or freeze it, or flood it (they don't seem to be sure which of these will happen), then we must obey their edicts or else..........Read more

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