Archive for the ‘Language and science’ Category

Multiverse denialism

February 2, 2015

Today’s Scenes From a Multiverse (on-line, here) takes on vaccine denialism:

Jon Rosenberg nails not only the reliance on celebrities as a source of information, but also the profound rejection of experts, especially scientists. “It must be true because it’s unsupported by science” — wonderful,

(Still in my queue for posting, a piece on usage denialism and the rejection of experts, such as lexicographers and linguists.)