‘Cancel Culture’ Comes to Science
A scholar with an agenda targets as ‘dangerous’ our conference on filtering out faulty research.
"...[S]cience is willingly subjecting itself to the yoke of political orthodoxy. The sex or race of scientists has no bearing on the quality of their work. What does have bearing is the openness of science to vigorous intellectual dispute."
There is an article in
today against me
. My timeline is now filled with insults and questions. I will not be responding individually, hence this thread. 1/
Christina Sommers 🧢
Cancel culture comes to science
I'm pretty sure now that the conference organisers are not acting in good faith; right-libertarians trying to muddy the evidential waters on anthropogenic climate change are not serious.
WSJ Editorial Page
For several years the National Association of Scholars has inveighed against ‘cancel culture,’ which undermines free expression of ideas. Now it has arrived at our door, writes Peter W. Wood
Darren L Dahly
When being "canceled" means you get the opportunity to write a WSJ op-ed when someone writes a blog post you don't like.
Carl T. Bergstrom
When their subaltern voices are silenced by the hegemony, sometimes the only recourse for the powerless is to make a couple of phone calls and place a Wall Street Journal editorial.
seen in WSJ today by Peter Wood, 'Cancel Culture' Comes to Science.
Wood & N.A.S. do no science, but attack climate science, as does Independent Institute (also fan of tobacco $).
If all the female academics you invite to your conference decline to attend, you may want to ask yourself why instead of blaming political correctness... (h/t
‘Cancel Culture’ Comes to Science A scholar with an agenda targets as ‘dangerous’ our conference on filtering out faulty research. [paywalled]