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Wise Words By Carl Sagan About Scientific Literacy

Wise Words By Carl Sagan About Scientific Literacy

Carl Sagan the astronomer known for being probably the worlds best science popularizer had as you might expect quite a lot to say about the issue of scientific literacy. In fact the book Demon Haunted World is almost exclusively about scientific literacy and the issue of pseudoscience and why we believe in it. I have […]

Scientific literacy required to be a politician.

Today I come bearing the thoughts of others in our species’ short history such as Carl Sagan and Neil Degrasse Tyson. If the people making decisions for us are not scientifically literate who is going to care enough to make sure the whole public is scientifically literate? In this case do we really think Ted […]