The problem of science as an institution


Chong Kok Boon

Vaccination can help reduce the transmission of Covid-19, but not stop it. – AFP pic, January 10, 2022.

THERE has been a greater loss of public trust in science since the Covid-19 outbreak.

This trust deficit is due to “problematic” science, as an institution, churning out public health policies that are scientifically weak, biased or one-sided.


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  • Fully agree with Chong Kok Boon. Very nicely put. Feynman's quote is worth repeating. Keep it up Chong.

    Posted 4 months ago by Ang Peng Wong