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Wednesday, March 21 2012

....and another man with a different view (a heretic). You might not agree with everything he says, but he has every right to say it, and people need to refute his evidence (as he highlights everyone's flaws and 'confirmation bias) rather than shoot the messenger. In his speech (link below) he concludes,

".........I’ve spent a lot of time on climate, but it could have been dietary fat, or nature and nurture. My argument is that like religion, science as an institution is and always has been plagued by the temptations of confirmation bias. With alarming ease it morphs into pseudoscience even – perhaps especially – in the hands of elite experts and especially when predicting the future and when there’s lavish funding at stake. It needs heretics."

Matt Ridley's presentation (here)

Posted by: Chris Dawson AT 03:01 am   |  Permalink   |  0 Comments  |  Email
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