“I feel that we’re trying to educate mass audiences and get children involved, and we didn’t want people saying ‘Don’t watch this show because it has a slant on climate change.’ ”Sun Tzu might have been proud. A win that lacks nobility is still a win.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Science Deniers' Tactics Pay Off
The best way to win a battle is, of course, before it even begins, simply through intimidation. And that's apparently how contrarians of science kept the Discovery Channel from mentioning man's influence on climate change in a seven-hour exploration of the crysophere. Here's how the series' producer, Vanessa Berlowitz, explained the omission to the New York Times:
Posted by David Appell at 4/21/2012 12:09:00 PM