This blog is dedicated to science as a process of discovery, rather than a catechism of truths to be embraced. This article in the Washington Times discussed that issue in relation to a recent Time Magazine essay that comes down on the catechism side.
As demonstrated by the confirmation hearings of Scott Pruitt for new Environmental Protection Agency chief, all-out war is being waged against the Trump administration by leftists who believe science is under attack from the evil empire.
Belief that this new administration puts science in jeopardy is not surprising given the fact that so many are confused about what science is, how it is practiced, and what it can tell us about the future.
The popular press adds to the confusion about science. Take the Feb. 13 issue of Time magazine, for example. In an article…
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