Writers on writing and science on science

Discussion on Critical Mass with Simon Mercep today was sparked by:

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One Response to Writers on writing and science on science

  1. Andrei says:

    A common battle-line between climate change deniers and people who actually understand evidence is the effectiveness and representativeness of climate models.

    From the link “the 10 stuff-ups we all make when interpreting science.”

    Oh dear the pejorative “climate change deniers” is most unscientific.

    Science is about skepticism and challenging the evidence the proponents of a particular theory put forward.

    To insult those who do not accept your hobby horse is a sure sign that the case is weak.

    There is no such thing as a “climate change denier” BTW.

    It is the concept that the long term future climate is predictable and could perhaps be modified in a controlled fashion that is where he skepticism lies

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