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Unscientific policymakers should not have say in scientific concerns?

Science illiteracy in politics because of religious ideology and people who where raised unscientific. Is this a threat and what are the solutions to improve are democracy ?

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    Mar 22 2013: What would our world look like if all things scientific were handled exclusively by scientists with sovereign, unregulated control over financing, prioritization of workload, ethics, accountability, and implementation of advancements? I think it would be a trainwreck, an unmitigated disaster. Policymakers (elected representatives of The People) should have a say in scientific concerns just as they should in all taxpayer-funded activity.

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