Not All Roses in the Garden of Science

When confronted with ridiculous criticisms, often the impulse is to blindly defend science. But science cannot proceed without vigorous criticism. There certainly are pervasive forces that tend to dilute its effectiveness and corrupt its participants. Denying that just makes us more, well, deniers.

Ed Yong offers up a fascinating talk on the subject, and the impressive new climate scientist-blogger Tamsin Edwards uses Storify to summarize.

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