End the duopoly

Science and politics don’t mix


It is that time of year again, lawn signs are everywhere. Driving around my town each day, I see them on half of the lawns, but interestingly enough, most of those signs are not for political candidates.

One of the signs that have noticed dotting certain areas of town, is a reasonably large black sign that has a lot of colorful text on it, stating “we believe: black lives matter, women’s rights are human rights, no human is illegal, science is real, love is love, kindness is everything.” Setting aside that I find the sanctimonious, arrogant pretentiousness and self adulation inherent in such a sign to be a bit distasteful, one of those clauses gets my blood pressure up significantly.

Consider the statement, “we believe that science is real,” for a moment. Really think about it.

Any person saying something like that sees a twisted, perverted world where they comprehend that science is an objective truth that they, and only they understand, while those in the opposite tribe believe the ideal gas law is fake news.

Is that truly what one of these sign bearers thinks is happening around them? I suspect the answer to that is yes.

This week, I’ve heard an awful […]

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