By Cameron Whitlock
Galileo once said, “By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox.”
That 400-year-old statement rings true throughout modern America.
Today, a vast portion of the population seems to employ a willful suspension of disbelief when it comes to issues such as climate change, vaccinations, GMOs (genetically modified organisms) and evolutionary science.
It’s disturbing enough that a large portion of the public does not agree with the scientific consensus on these issues, but more troubling that politicians, mass media members and other influential figures are keen on challenging reality.
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