Michael Specter:
Michael Specter: O perigo da negação da ciência

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Campanhas autistas contra vacinação, proibições de "alimentos Frankenstein", a mania das curas por ervas: tudo isso indica o crescente medo do público (e muitas vezes rejeição completa) da ciência e da razão, diz Michael Specter. Ele alerta que essa tendência é uma ameaça desastrosa para o progresso humano.

Michael Specter is a staff writer for the New Yorker. His new book, Denialism, asks why we have increasingly begun to fear scientific advances instead of embracing them. Full bio
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