‘Science and Scientism’ Archive

The Anthropocene is 50,000 Year Old March 21, 2016 No Comments

Here is a story about how there is supposedly a new bio-geological age now replacing the so called Holocene. But if ‘Anthropocene‘ means a period when human activity has drastically altered nature, it began 50,000 years ago, when the first humans arrived in Australia, and shortly afterwards the large marsupial mammals – the equivalents of lions […]

Science Under Attack, and Not From the Christians and Muslims Either November 8, 2012 No Comments

Alex R. Berezow informs us that not the American ‘red states’, but Italy, have become a troubled land for science.  Some scientists were sent to prison for six years for failing to predict an earthquake; and I thought some of our Bronx juries and trial lawyers were bad, but they’ve never done anything quite like […]