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This is a review of Broad and Wade’s Betrayers of the Truth. The author uses a subtitle which is revealing: the loyalist responds to heresy not by seeing that something might be wrong, that there may be some merit to this sort of reassessment, but by defending the ideology.

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Blog / Norton Scientific Journal - Newsvine - Norton Scientific Scam by Gerald Youngster

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  2. 2. Norton Scientific Scam TumblrNorton Scientific – 4/11/2012 - This is a review of Broad and Wade’sBetrayers of the Truth. The author uses a subtitle which is revealing: theloyalist responds to heresy not by seeing that something might be wrong,that there may be some merit to this sort of reassessment, but bydefending the ideology. Zinder has managed to misread Broad and Wadein several places. There is sufficient misrepresentation to mean that heread the book very selectively. “The authors continually confound sciencewith scientists. And the book not only fails to enlighten us on science butdoesn’t even begin to provide any insight on scientific method.” (p. 94)“Thirty four cases of fraud over a 2,000 year period are documented inthe book, a number roughly comparable to the number of lawyers whowent to jail for Watergate. Despite this small number, the authors implythat scientific fraud is common… read more articles

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