Nature abandons science and embraces uniformitarian totalitarianism

Nature [2020 (586), 335] has now openly and finally abandoned any attempt at either scientific or political objectivity. In a scientifically semi-literate editorial, it writes: “Joe Biden’s trust in truth, evidence, science and democracy make him the only choice in the US election.” Pass the chunder-bucket, Alice!

Backstory: Origins of the COVID-19 Virus

Who does the virus call ‘Daddy’? In the 1950s, oil geologist Michel Halbouty said that oil is first found in the minds of men, meaning that someone has to imagine the existence of an oil field before they can go out to find it. The same is true of most of the fruits of mental endeavour. And the virus is artificial so someone conceived it in his mind before it was created in the lab.

Do Your Own Research?

Both of these essays are valuable – and contain truths we need to be aware of and accept. But they also represent the problem we see all across human endeavors in today’s rather complicated world, and particularly in scientific fields: It ain’t that simple.