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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.

Download: Fatboy Unplugged – Episode 002 – Can Science Be Trusted (4.7MB)

[Episode Duration: 19:27]

Oh, and just in case you plan on hitting me with the ‘scientism’ straw man, go read this.

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3 responses

  1. Mel

    Liked the break down of the basics…looking forward to more

    December 19, 2010 at 3:18 pm

  2. Kalida

    its nice to hear other people’s views. i really really really love this. thank u

    December 26, 2010 at 5:09 pm

  3. David Komagi

    Good stuff. You would think that the way we all rely on the outcomes of science, theist and otherwise, it would be obvious for anybody to give science alot of credit. But I guess emotions and blind faith get in the way. Maybe the problem is we humans and our emotions. FB, maybe you should do a piece on why this is…clearly the problem is not with science, which has proven itself over and over and over again….

    Looking forward to the next podcasts…

    August 17, 2011 at 4:17 am

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