Monday, April 12, 2010

Watch This: Science, Food and Health

This video is really cool. As a science educator and a mother interested in food and health, it gave me goosebumps! Yes, it's 16 minutes long, but whether you agree or disagree, it's very thought provoking and worth the 16 minutes.

The danger of science denial: Michael Specter on
Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: All point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster for human progress.


jess said...

I think he's a charismatic jerk and he's blinded to only the supporting evidence he wishes to see... HOWEVER, what seems to motivate him- progress and compassion- is shining through in his message.

Evelyn said...

I loved this video. Thanks for posting it!