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"If people are not careful, they fool themselves into seeing evidence of what they want to believe. The scientific method protects them from fooling themselves." (1 minute)
Watch the entire video, Beyond Science, starring Alan Alda.
Watch this 4:41 minute video:
What a Book Can Do (Rachel Carson's Silent Spring) QH 545 .P4 M87
- Rachel Carson (from Bill Moyers' Journal - TV program)
"Carson and her most famous book, SILENT SPRING, are credited with no less than inspiring the modern global environmental movement. In its collection of the 100 most important people of the 20th Century, TIME magazine said: 'Before there was an environmental movement, there was one brave woman and her very brave book.' "
Watch the video or read the transcript. Includes scenes from a one-woman play about her life.
- Can 'Unscientific America' Be Science Literate?
An interview of Ms. Sheril Kirschenbaum (Author, Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future.