Politicized Science Is A Threat To Science

Discussion in 'Conservation' started by Klickrolf, Nov 2, 2016.

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  1. Klickrolf

    Klickrolf Active Member

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    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Ike hit the nail squarely on the head, didn't he . . .
     
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    I thought this forum was for discussing conservation issues related to fishing.
     
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    Alex MacDonald that's His Lordship, to you.....

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    I'm sure they could tie pretty much anything to fishing, eventually.
     
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    Ever wonder if anything about the science of fish constitutes conservation? If we misuse science we'll end up completely lost, fisheries included. It isn't Ichthyology only. Fly fishing requires much more than that and conservation includes all of it.
     
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    This is becoming a forum for a couple of people to promote their particular political views on environmental issues. It has very little to do with fishing. I could tie the science of Gastrointestinal perforation to fishing if I tried hard enough.
     
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    If you don't think science and conservation have much to do with PNW anadromous fisheries then you are correct. Conservation is political.
     
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    It's ok. I have a good way to deal with it...
     
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    Alex MacDonald that's His Lordship, to you.....

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    now this I'd like to see! Sounds like something I'd find in the "medical issues" section of golf magazines!!
     
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    As usual from this poster, highly biased opinion is posed as fact. Director of the GWPF is a social anthropologist. This isn't science, this isn't based on facts, it is uninformed opinion.
     
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    ...but it does confirm the poster's thread title - just not the way he was attempting to spin it. It is beyond argument that the overwhelmingly vast majority of politicized science comes from the far right, from the anti-science, Luddite side of the spectrum.
     
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    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Not unlike the self absorbed far left, we're the smartest folks in the room, who realize that creating a problem that does not exist and then offering a solution that affords the opportunity to drive political agenda. On the contrary, it not beyond argument at all.
     
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    Unfortunately, "Facts have a well-known liberal bias", Rob Corddry. See http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/18/on-the-liberal-bias-of-facts/.:)
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    It not what, Freestone?

    You and your ilk have, without a shred of success, posited that there is a liberal political agenda to the overwhelming consensus that there is a human impact to global climate change.

    On the contrary, there is plenty of proof that the anti-science screed you and your buddies post is politically driven. You just don't know it because your information only comes from sources that use circular reasoning to promote their position.