We’re reaching the point in this country where we need to legalize science. At first, maybe only legalize science for medicinal purposes. After that, maybe tax science heavily and allow recreational use of science. But until science is legal, the black market will own science.
This will be the latest cover of National Geographic:
If Gary Larson was still making comic strips he would have a field day.
Link to article
Turns out the “Party of Stupid” is actually contagious and we’re quickly turning into a nation of dimwits and the extremely gullible.
When confronted with people who like to spout this drivel all I can do is fall back on the old adage; “You may be entitled to your own beliefs but not your own facts”.
Unfortunately, due to the ineptitude and greed of our public media, the watch dogs of the truth, who have long since abdicated their responsibilities for ratings and add revenue, the facts are now in question as to their validity.
Well as a wise man once said: “Goodnight and good luck”.
Or as Neil deGrasse Tyson put it: “The good thing about science is that’s it’s true whether or not you believe in it”
I keep wondering if we are entering a new Dark Age; Wingnuttia and Y’all Qaeda have an easier time believing in demons and witches than they do in physics and chemistry. Thanks for the link to the article.
Well at least they spotted 4 out of 5 wrongheaded wars correctly.
If they must have 5 wars, one ought to be the loser known as the War on Drugs.