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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 02/20/2022…
The Conscious Cultivation of Ignorance ⋆ Brownstone Institute…
#agnotology, #IgnoranceCultivation, #AnthropologicalResearch
We're Entering the Control Phase of the Pandemic…
#PandemicPhases, #PandemicResponse
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Excited to share my commentary today in @Nature on how science has been hijacked to manufacture doubt and delay effective public health policy action during the #COVID19 pandemic. A brief thread #CDOH #agnotology #merchantsofdoubt 1/
During the pandemic, scientists have encountered many problematic studies. As we attempt to deconstruct them one at a time, we need to step back & observe a larger pattern: these studies generate controversy and cast doubt, which impedes timely, effective action. 2/
There are many, many examples, ranging from studies/commentaries that have repeatedly claimed we've reached herd immunity to those that question whether children can be infected/transmit to those questioning masks & vaccines. 3/
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