Sources: PopSci, BoingBoing, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communications, The New York Times
quote: While I may not agree with the decisions of these websites to turn off their comments sections, the fact of the matter is that they do often become breeding grounds for the ignorant reality-deniers. Like right here, on DT. Just look at them all...including Jason Mick.
quote: Our society is consumed by vast numbers of ignorant, and willfully ignorant people, who haven't got the slightest problem ignoring reality when it doesn't line up with their baseless beliefs - which includes all religions, anti-vaccination nuts, moon hoax conspiracy theorists, flat earthers, and of course climate change deniers.
quote: Our society is consumed by vast numbers of ignorant... who haven't got the slightest problem ignoring reality when it doesn't line up with their baseless beliefs
quote: Maybe I'm being a bit too philosophical, but science is not reality. Science gets stuff wrong ALL the time. In fact, the vast majority of the history of science, it's been wrong
quote: Any and all people who think they're more qualified than the assembly of the world's *actual* climate researchers to decide whether or not climate change is real, and/or exacerbated by human activity, are wrong.
quote: People are vastly too stupid to understand what you're saying.
quote: That man has done more damage to modern society then Hitlers Germany did in the 40s
quote: because it proves you are an idiot.
quote: That statement invalidates everything else you might say because it proves you are an idiot.
quote: they should still stand regardless of over-dramatic Nazi comparisons.