by Judith Curry
“Do not confuse science with scientists, expertise with experts, or intellect with intellectuals. Society is not anti-intellectual or anti-science, it is anti-intellectuals, opposed to the people who claim those credentials, and for excellent reasons. Even those who on any given issue make appeals to the authority of selected scientists or experts will discount or reject equivalent authority when it does not confirm cherished biases.”
Where did I spot this? On a blog called Muck and Mystery, here is the link. I only spotted this since this article linked to Climate Etc., the post on Tornado Madness.
I have no idea who the blog proprietor is, other than that his name is Gary Jones. I’ve browsed through his blog, the best way I can characterize this is the “anti-Greenfyre.” Check it out.