Friday, December 13, 2013

Quote of the Day - Professor Dan M. Kahann Edition

I’ve got to confess, though, I found this result surprising. As I pushed the button to run the analysis on my computer, I fully expected I’d be shown a modest negative correlation between identifying with the Tea Party and science comprehension.
But then again, I don’t know a single person who identifies with the Tea Party.  All my impressions come from watching cable tv — & I don’t watch Fox News very often — and reading the paper (New York Times daily, plus a variety of politics-focused internet sites like Huffington Post & Politico).  
I’m a little embarrassed, but mainly I’m just glad that I no longer hold this particular mistaken view.
Maybe getting out of that liberal bubble once in a while is good thing.  Especially when that bubble includes Yale University.  

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