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Author Chris Mooney explains conflict between science and ‘the Republican brain’

Journalist and author Chris Mooney explained his new book Tuesday on MSNBC, which examines the psychological reasons behind the clash between conservatives and modern science. America is extraordinarily divided today over reality and what’s factually true in a left, right way,” he explained. “I show evidence suggesting that liberals tend…

Bamboo Review: Unscientific America

Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future by Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum has been burning up the science blogging world, but I don’t think it’s gotten as much attention in the regular political blogosphere, so while a lot of what I have to say about it is redundant,…