Thought For the Day: Conformity In Science Is Anathema To Progress

“Conformity In Science Is Anathema To Progress. The Persistent Accusations That We Take Comfort In Agreeing With One Another Come From Those Who Have Never Attended Scientific Conferences.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson, in Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives On Civilization , p. 4

One of America’s foremost astrophysicists opposing the idea that to “follow the science” is to agree to consensus and not challenge scientific propositions at every turn. Science is not a matter of consensus. It is the pursuit of truth, wherever such pursuit may lead.

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