Another good TED talk

This one’s by Michael Spector and it’s focus is denialism.  So unlike the previous one, it’s a bit more rapid fire, covering a broader range of topics that are united by the thought processes that drive anti-science public opinion movements.  He touches on vaccines, genetically modified crops, supplements, and AIDS denialism epitomized by former South African President Thabo Mbeki:

Again I recommend this one because I think he gets a lot of things right and the issues he covers are ones that most of the general public haven’t paid much attention to or heard from his particular point of view.

via Andrew Sullivan


About Meng Bomin

Real name Benjamin Main, I am a graduate of Grinnell College with a degree in Biological Chemistry.
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