Reality Trip: Episode 005 - Do the Facts Even Matter?

Do the facts even matter?  Have you ever tried to present an argument based on facts, only for someone to blindly turn away or ignore it?  Why do people choose to not look at facts?


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http://www.ted.com Vaccine-autism claims, "Frankenfood" bans, the herbal cure craze: All point to the public's growing fear (and, often, outright denial) of science and reason, says Michael Specter. He warns the trend spells disaster for human progress.

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