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Podcast: Journalist Michael Specter on GMOs and danger of science denialism

| | June 29, 2017

Michael Specter is a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, covering science and politics.

His book, Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives, explores anti-science bias in American culture.

Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Truth And Lies.

About Michael Specter’s TED Talk

Michael Specter explores why some deny scientific evidence — such as the safety of vaccines and GMOs, or climate change. He says denying can provide a sense of control in an unsure world.

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Read full, original post: Michael Specter: What Happens When We Ignore Scientific Consensus?

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