The real war on science
“Remember: People still sell snake oil. They just put pictures of leaves on the bottle now.”
—Cracked, “8 Health Foods That Are Bad For Your Health”
The left loves to shout that it loves science. While it’s true that many college students are lefties, the progressive left HATES science. Starting in the 1960’s, opposition to the Vietnam war, the new Environmental movement and the subversive activities of the Marxist left converged into the “Progressive” movement we now know today.
- MMR vaccine controversy
- Homeopathy, quite popular with the left.
- watch this Star Trek: Deep Space Nine review or this review of the ninth Star Trek film.
- The Outer Limits (1995) and the X-files, both middle fingers to science.
- From TVtropes: All Natural Snake Oil, Science is bad and Science is Wrong
- The works of James Cameron.
The end results is a mistaken believe/worship of anything “natural” and seeing science, the military and “corporations” as the same thing. What does that get the rest of us? Reason.tv has the answer: