So, what do you do when you’re a left-wing, tree-hugging, pro-abortion, pro-LGBT, anti-free-speech liberal and science proves that your agenda is no longer supported by science? You hijack the word “science” and repackage it as a new movement designed to advance the politically correct agenda of global socialism.
Self-identified as “the first step of a global movement to defend the vital role science plays in our health, safety, economies, and governments,” the March for Science is dedicated to protecting scientists that “uphold and protect” society. In other words, they aren’t dedicated to protecting science, but scientists.
Why is that distinction important? Because “the investigation of natural phenomena through observation, experimentation, and theoretical explanation”—the definition of science—needs no defense. However, the political objectives that can be realized by scientists with an agenda must be defended in order to be advanced.
And make no mistake; just as Earth Day has nothing to do with saving the earth, the March for Science has nothing to do with science. It’s all about politics.
This is clearly spelled out in the “Diversity Principles” outlined on the March for Science website.
“Scientists … (embody) a diverse range of races, sexual orientations, gender identities, abilities, religions, ages, socio-economic, and immigration statuses.”
That’s right, America. Science isn’t science unless it comes from homosexuals, the transgendered, and illegal aliens, along with a host of other left-wing special-interest groups.
Despite claims to the contrary, March for Science admits that “the march is explicitly a political movement” and that “science should inform political decision-making.” Sounds noble, but remember, we’re talking about a global, socialistic agenda, not science.
By the way, true to the anti-free-speech attitudes we are witnessing on college campuses across America, where tomorrow’s scientists are being educated, March for Science is intolerant of opposing viewpoints. Using the classic “hate speech” label, MFS shuts down debate with all who refuse to fully embrace their version of science.
“The March for Science does not tolerate hate speech, bigotry, or harassment within or outside our community. Targeting individuals or communities with violent language, including statements that reflect racism, sexism, ableism, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia, or any form of bigotry, will result in banning and/or blocking. Personal attacks based on religious affiliation or lack of religious affiliation will also lead to banning and/or blocking.”
Politically correct science isn’t science at all. Instead, it’s a form of group-think where bad ideas are defended by so-called smart people. But hey, that’s how it works in liberal-land when the objectives are political instead of scientific.
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