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IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING (2016 EDITION) – REASON #1 – SCIENTIFIC IGNORANCE

November 7, 2016

Any candidate for any office who denies effects of dumping millions of tons of CO2 into the atmosphere is at best scientifically challenged and more likely scientifically illiterate.

In Case You Were Wondering (8)

November 1, 2012

A vote for a Republican candidate, is a vote for continuing the process of denying the science of climate change. It is a vote that has ramifications, while the wind blows, the rain and snow fall, and the ocean decides to come ashore.

IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING (5)……………

October 21, 2012

“anti-science” in its attitudes and behaviors.

The previous Republican Administration was known in the scientific community as one that was significantly “anti-science”. In fact, the Bush Administration was not interested in the normal policy advisory role that scientists have fulfilled in past administrations whether Republican or Democrat. The Bush Administration was not remotely interested in factoring in the results of legitimate and fact-based scientific inquiry into their policy decisions.

ROADBLOCKS TO DISCOVERY

August 18, 2011

Getting back to my initial question about what I would be presenting to my science classes had I remained in the teaching profession, I think I would spend more time teaching about the importance of the process of inquiry and discovery and do my best to warn my students about forces in place that restrict their expression.