Comment: It's best to be agnostic than to jump on a bandwaggon

(See in situ)

In reply to comment: haha! (see in situ)

It's best to be agnostic than to jump on a bandwaggon

if you're not sure of the consequences, validity etc. Particle physics is definitely not global warming or climate "science". It's too bad climate freaks have given all other scientists a bad name because until they showed up, at least physics had consistently (and continues to do so) proven its credibility with very real discoveries which have impacted our lives via technology which we all now take for granted. Don't do guilt by association. Physicists aren't trying to fool anyone. Unlike climate "science", if physicists are wrong it's easy to call them out on it. The systems they deal with aren't complex. There's nowhere to hide. If you learn the math, you can understand what they're saying too. Whereas climate "science" and modern macro-econ hide behind unsolvable high-order non-linear PED's. The media is to blame for a lot of the frenzy. Of course physicists can always do a better job of communicating what it is they're doing to the public, but the truth is, physics is F'n technical (I'm a grad student I know). It's unfortunate because that makes it easy for those "on the outside" to be super skeptical even though physicists aren't making policy recommendations usually (ever?), while climate "whores" I mean "scientists" continue to destroy the good name of science in the public eye. Don't destroy what has allowed us to increase our level of material comfort as much as Capitalism has: real science. Physics is a real science.

"I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else where I was capable of thinking for myself." - Thomas Jefferson