Talk:Essay:Science and politics
Note that widespread agreement on a point, even a scientific one, is not really a clear indicator of its truth. There is always the problem of groupthink, and there are very strong pressures on conformity when reputations and funding are at stake. "No one wants to rock the boat." --Ed Poor Talk 09:19, 30 March 2009 (EDT)
Edison said he had no need to be a mathematician, because he could always hire one.