Bauer – Education vs. Indoctrination

Bauer brings up yet another good point when he begins his section in Chapter 1 on education vs. indoctrination. ¬†He begins by pointing out how illiteracy is used by politicians as an idea. He gives the example of a congressman claiming that the other congresspeople were scientifically illiterate because they were voting against a water... Continue Reading →

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Bauer – A Little Scientific Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing

In the second section of Chapter 1, Bauer addresses the claim that it's important to give people a tiny bit of knowledge about science.  His position is that it is very dangerous to only teach a bit because people will think they know what they are talking about when they hear about science.  Not only... Continue Reading →

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