The danger of science denial

By Aimee Whitcroft 30/05/2013

This, ladies and gentlemen. THIS.

Journalist Michael Specter gives an impassioned TED Talk on the danger of science denial. A brilliant talk, and something to be shared as widely as possible. _Especially_ with the anti-science people you know!

Vaccine-autism claims, “Frankenfood” bans, the herbal cure craze: All point to the public’s growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster for human progress.

Click here to view the video on YouTube.

[And no, I will never forgive Mbeki for what he did. Never.]