Tagged: doubt

Fluoridation debate: Responding to Tom O’Connor - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jun 02, 2016

Ken Perrott responds to Tom O’Connor’s post Debating fluoridation and tyranny – Tom O’Connor responds. This is the second article in the debate. I think Tom’s concept of “freedom of choice” is confused. He appears to be arguing for his own right to determine a social decision. But that is undemocratic, it imposes an individual’s wish on society. Read More

Denier cacophony escalates as IPCC release draws near - Hot Topic

Cindy Baxter Sep 25, 2013

As governments meet in Stockholm this week to finalise the IPCC’s Summary for Policymakers for its Working Group 1 report release,  I wonder if they can hear the shouting match going on in the world’s blogosphere and in some media. The bleating of deniers is reaching a cacophony. They are rolling out every single trick […] … Read More

Manufacturing Doubt - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Sep 18, 2011

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/29107248[/vimeo] For decades during which more and more scientific evidence was accumulating to show smoking was a health hazard, tobacco companies actively promoted their products, claiming that the scientific evidence wasn’t convincing. This link puts forward the case that petrochemical companies and their allies have been using the same arguments to introduce doubt into the climate change debate – not … Read More