FBUP Episode 002: Can Science Be Trusted?
Whenever I’m debating a person on an issue and I provide scientific evidence to back up my claims, its not uncommon for the person I’m debating to question whether or not that scientific evidence can be relied upon – not because the evidence is questionable, but because, in this person’s opinion, science is questionable.
Alleged disagreements between scientists are trotted out as ‘evidence’ that everything boils down to a matter of speculation, and that nobody really knows anything.
But is this true?
In this podcast, I examine the reliability of science, how the scientific method works, and why we can rely on science to help us understand the reality we live in. I also examine the motives of people who seem eager to undermine the validity of science as a way of acquiring an understanding of reality.
[Episode Duration: 19:27]
Oh, and just in case you plan on hitting me with the ‘scientism’ straw man, go read this.