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THUNK - 116. The War on Science

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The so-called "War on Science" isn't about hostility, it's a simple case of forgetting how science is different.-Links for the Curious-The March for Science Website - https://www.marchforscience.com/“The War on Science,” by Shawn Otto, a very thorough analysis of the history & causes of the political & social efforts to deliberately undermine scientific authority - https://www.amazon.com/War-Science-Wa... Scientific American: “Is There Really a War on Science?” - https://www.scientificamerican.com/ar... Slate: “The war on science is a trap. The science march should step carefully.” - http://www.slate.com/articles/health_...91. Spanking & Anecdotal Evidence - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hlGK... 88. Hume's Guillotine & Rational Morality - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwkSA...90. Science vs. Philosophy, an Ancient (Non-)Debate - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CGQr...79. Science, Pseudoscience, & the Demarcation Problem - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dmOm...Some great examples of how bias can cause us to wander away from the scientific method (thanks Your2ndPlanB!):Gender bias in research: how does it affect evidence based medicine? by Anita Holdcroft - http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/1...A framework to analyse gender bias in epidemiological research - http://jech.bmj.com/content/61/Suppl_...

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