in an open letter, 100+ Stanford scientists denounced Scott Atlas, Trump's COVID advisor. someone who didn't sign: John Ioannidis. now, he is denouncing...open letters. "bounds of civility are sadly often crossed," scientists "get unjustifiably smeared."
In case anyone cares why I'm not signing any declarations, I have shared some personal perspectives but Dr. Ioannidis said it best. Shared thoughts here: And: BTW, realize 99.9% of the world doesn't care!
John P.A. Ioannidis: Scientific petitions and open letters in the covid-19 era
Scientific petitions and open letters in the covid-19 era via #JohnIoannidis
John P.A. Ioannidis: Scientific petitions and open letters in the covid-19 era
John P.A. Ioannidis, whatever else you may think of him makes good points in Scientific petitions and open letters in the covid-19 era. Scientific truth should not be decided by the bulk of signatories
John P.A. Ioannidis: Scientific petitions and open letters in the covid-19 era - "Vote counting is a faulty method of scientific inference. Science is replete of situations where vehement majorities have held wrong beliefs."
This post is just tilting at windmills. Is there really anyone who believes that petitions are a replacement for 'scientific truth'?