How Science Lost the Public’s Trust: Matt Ridley explains how Covid-19 revealed the ‘disconnect between science as a philosophy & science as an institution’ —

https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-china-media-lab-leak-climate-ridley-biden-censorship-coronavirus-11627049477 How Science Lost the Public’s TrustFrom climate to Covid, politics and hubris have disconnected scientific institutions from the philosophy and method that ought to guide them. British science writer Matt Ridley.PHOTO: KEN FALLINBy Tunku VaradarajanJuly 23, 2021 2:00 pm ET ‘Science” has become a political catchword. “I believe in science,” Joe Biden tweeted six…

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