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If you’ve ever taken Statistics 101 – or participated in any basic research work – you’re probably familiar with the
Science, once a beacon of objectivity, has become marred by corruption and misuse. At BSI, we are on a mission
Emily: Welcome to the Broken Science Podcast where we consider what happens when predictive value is replaced by consensus in
William Briggs builds upon Greg Glassman’s Castro Ranch talk introducing The Broken Science Initiative. Briggs emphasizes that his critique is not aimed at all types of science, but rather at the growing prevalence of broken and bad science. Briggs highlights two especially impactful examples of broken science, namely the COVID “panic” and climate change. Using these examples, Briggs demonstrates how reliance on flawed models and blind trust in “the science” has lead to severe political and social ramifications for everyone.
Transcript Greg Glassman: Good evening. How is everyone? How’s the food? Good. Any CrossFitters in here? Crowd: *Cheers* Greg Glassman: