Why science is rejected by conservatives

A quick post today with a few wise words from Chris Mooney:

“Science is, let us remember, one of the most destabilizing forces on the planet. It is relentless in its constant driving of change – change not only in how we live, but how we think. In this, it is a liberal force – always searching after the new and different. So sometimes it can’t help but clash with conservative forces – striving to preserve and avert change.”

Read the entire article, “The Uneasy Relationship Between Explaining Science to Conservatives…and Explaining Conservatives Scientifically.”



About Karen Barnes

To change the world we live in, we first must change ourselves. Insightful cultural commentary and innovative approaches to behavior change all in service to a more sustainable, equitable, peaceful world.
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