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TEDTalks : Michael Specter - The Danger of Science Denial

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: all point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns that the trend spells disaster for human progress.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Named Person: Michael Specter
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 828744189
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 07, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (19 min.)) : sd., col.
Contents: Science Improves Life (1:47) --
Triumphs of Scientific Method (1:06) --
Battling Progress (2:46) --
Refusal to Accept Scientific Proof (2:04) --
Dangerous Anti-Vaccine Sentiment (1:45) --
Dangers of Magical Belief (2:23) --
Genetically Modified Foods (3:22) --
Progress Will Continue (0:50).
Other Titles: Michael Specter
Michael Specter - The Danger of Science Denial
Danger of Science Denial
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

Abstract:

Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: all point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns that the trend spells disaster for human progress.

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