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Randy Olson Tells It Like It Is...

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneyMay 15, 2008 9:07 PM


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...about, like, things people don't want to hear. But if you do want to hear, listen to this Skepticality podcast. I'll quote a particularly poignant part of it, from Olson discussing how little the science world does to support innovative attempts at communication (around minute 40):

What if there's some sixteen year old kid right now that is making great short films about evolution. How can that person get any sort of recognition and support, how can somebody guide them to the place where they can get a hundred thousand dollars to make a documentary film about some aspect of evolution. It doesn't go on. There's no points of entry for it.

Again, you can listen to the Skepticality podcast here.

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