January 22, 2013

Politically-Correct Science Police Are Wrong

Satoshi Kanazawa, Big Think


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There are such things as good science and bad science, but don’t expect the self-appointed science police to know the difference.

As I explain in an earlier post, there are only two legitimate criteria by which to judge scientific research:  logic and evidence.  No other criteria are applicable in science; all other criteria are therefore illegitimate.  Chief among the illegitimate criteria is how it makes you feel.

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TAGGED: Social Science, Science Controversy, Homosexuality, Parenting, Politically Correct

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