The Patriot Post® · Friday Opinion

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Opinion in Brief

David Harsanyi: “[Bill] Nye is a fellow denier of one of the most irrefutable facts about mankind: Human ingenuity overcomes demand. … Talking about humans as if they were a malady that needs to be cured is, at its core, immoral. And listening to a man who has three residences lecture potential parents about their responsibilities to Mother Earth is particularly galling. Although many thousands of incredibly smart and talented people engage in real scientific inquiry and discovery, ‘science’ is often used as a cudgel to browbeat people into accepting progressive policies. Just look at the coverage of the March for Science last week. The biggest clue that it was nothing more than another political event is that Nye was a speaker. ‘We are marching today to remind people everywhere, our lawmakers especially,’ he told the crowd, ‘of the significance of science for our health and prosperity.’ Fortunately, our health and prosperity have blossomed despite the work of Nye and his ideological ancestors.”