16 Apr '12, 2pm

Why is the GOP resolutely anti-science? This video clip will help explain.

Here’s Chris Mooney, who has made it his mission to chronicle and then explain why the GOP is resolutely anti-science , summing up his life’s work rather succinctly. If you want to go deep on this subject, Mooney recently wrote up a study that explains why conservative antipathy to science is about ideology rather than education or intelligence: … some cultural groups, aka conservatives, have a unique fallout with science for reasons tied up with the nature of modern American conservatism, such as its ideology, the growth of its think tank infrastructure, and so on.

Full article: http://grist.org/list/the-neuroscience-of-why-the-gop-is-...

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