COVID-19 puts spotlight on science — but scientists often lie
We can beat COVID-19 — just trust the science, we’re told. Trust in the scientists, we’re told. And that’s not a paraphrase.
“From the Editors: We Can Beat COVID-19. Just Trust Science,” Wired wrote.
Well and good. Fine and dandy. But fact is, scientists often lie. Science isn’t always the beacon toward truth. It’s not just frequently flawed; it’s frequently deceptive. And purposely so. (See link for article)
If ever the public needed this information – it’s now.
Scientists can be wrong, very wrong. Moreover, scientists can lie. And very often, as history shows, they do.