Posts by Matt Bump

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 […]

America, listen to a Milwaukee citizen. Do not vote for S...

America, listen to a Milwaukee citizen. Do not vote for Scott Walker.

Scott Walker was my county executive in Milwaukee. I saw schools go to complete shit under his guidance and I agree fully with all the smart people in this nation. Kick him out of office.

Atheists to man made Gods, Agnostic to the unknown and un...

  Atheism to man made religions is not something that we can categorize as unprovable. See, we atheists aren’t the ones making outlandish claims about the universe lacking evidence and reason, that belongs to religion. So with all due respect, I disagree with religious people on a lot of things. Agnosticism is truly the more […]

Why Government Defers To Science Rather Than Science Defe...

Why Government Defers To Science Rather Than Science Deferring To Government

We live in a very troubling time for humanity. Nobody seems to know what they are talking about, and nobody seems to give a second thought to what they base their beliefs on. There is a healthy amount of critical thinking to be done in this world yet we are simultaneously excessively skeptical of some […]

Welcome to Scientific Literacy Matters

So what is this website about? Everything to do with the universe that we encounter. We are here to bring about the beauty in scientific literacy.