If we want to use scientific thinking to solve problems, we need people to appreciate evidence and heed expert advice.
Not that there’s anything wrong with learning as much as you can about any given subject…Just remember that it’s always possible that someone somewhere knows more than you.
“Disregard for experts who have spent years studying critical issues is a dangerous default position. The ability of our society to make decisions in the public interest is handicapped when evidence and thoughtfully presented arguments are ignored.”
Read More – Why We Need To Listen To The Real Experts In Science | Lifehacker Australia.
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