Continuing with my “science is not objective” argumentation on another website, the owner of that site offered some opposing opinions. It’s usually good to be challenged. It makes us reflect, focus and articulate our views in the most, we would hope, helpful way. Not to say anyone has the final word on anything. But I do think that in certain circumstances some opinions could be of more value or “closer to the truth” than others.
Regarding science, we’d do well to remember that regardless of whatever data we are dealing with, there is always an interpretation stage. People interpret data.
So here’s a slightly different take on yesterday’s story.