A few weeks ago, my colleague Dr. Logan Gage sent me an email highlighting a new peer-reviewed paper in the highly regarded PLOS ONE.
There is hardly a scientific argument against Nelson to be found either in Coyne’s comments or in the comments of the scientists he contacted.
It’s possible to be totally rational, intelligent, logical, and wrong at the same time. Why can’t Chris Mooney recognize this?
“The right is not more anti-science than the left; it just has terrible public relations.”
The circular, self-serving nature of Mooney’s argument is hard to miss.