Belief in Science is Not Scientific Itself
Why variations of “Trust the Science” is nonsense
I’m a true believer in Science and am formally trained in it. I strongly believe Science to be among the most powerful methods of inquiry that humanity has developed, permitting us to create the marvels of the modern world the increase of quality in life that comes from applying Science via Technology.
However, I cringe when I hear variations of the idea “Trust Science” when advocates of positions across a wide range of scientific fields such as…