pseudoscience

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an activity resembling science but based on fallacious assumptions

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As long as we elect politicians with skewed priorities, we'll have government-influenced science such as the climate-change variety; as long as we subscribe to nonsense such as equality dogma, we'll have researchers peddling feminist-slanted science for prestige and profit and a media willing to disseminate it; as long as we fund politically correct universities with tax and tuition dollars, we'll continue getting politically correct research; and as long as there is little accountability for scientific fraud--note that Climategate con-man Phil Jones still has a career at the University of East Anglia--we'll still have fraudulent science.
A few months after reading two books on fraudulent science (nonfiction: Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud by Robert Park and fiction: Intuition by Allegra Goodman), we invited Dr.
There's more than enough oil, more reserves proven than ever in the past, and the US can be independent merely through offshore reserves alone: this and other statements are supported by analysis of the fraudulent science backing the myth of oil scarcity.
And then there's fraudulent science, when honest error crosses the line into deliberate deceit.