Declaring a consensus is a means to stop debate. It is political, not scientific.
Category: science communications
Avatar: The Way of Woke (Film Review)
Avatar’s woke narrative of good v evil is, in itself, wickedly evil.
THE Science, THE Environment, THE Climate… Abusing the “The” in Risk Issues
When activists claim “the” science on “the” environment, they’re abusing perceptions.
Nudging or Wedging: Why we Don’t Do What’s “Good” for Us
Nudging or precaution: How can I force you to change your behaviour?
Trustbusters Part 2: The Misinformation on Disinformation
When we treat misinformation as disinformation, trust is lost.
Precautionaria: An Affluent Disease Spread by Fear and Ignorance
Precautionaria is a debilitating disease that can be beaten.
The Top Ten KeystoneCorona Moments of 2020: Part 10/10 – Limiting Scientific Advice
If you only get advice from one scientific field, are your decisions sound?
The Top Ten KeystoneCorona Moments of 2020: Part 7/10 – The Vaxolution
Will the Vaxalvation cover up our KeystoneCorona failures?
After the Corona-fear Comes the Herd Stampede
Poor COVID-19 vaccine communications will only swell the anti-vaxxer ranks.
The Herd Mentality on Herd Immunity: The COVID-19 Denier Catcall
“Denierism” is the act of refuting people by insult rather than argument.
12 Ideas for a COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Strategy
We need a clear COVID-19 vaccine uptake strategy. Here are 12 ideas.
Why Censoring Anti-vaxxers won’t Save a COVID-19 Vaccine
The rush to censor anti-vaxxers won’t make us better at communicating on vaccines.