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Are right-wingers more likely to ignore science?

Are right-wingers more likely to ignore science?

jackie0h_

Each side will ignore science that doesn’t fit their agenda. Also if we can get different answers from different scientists, it’s just about who you believe. I’d say right now the right are the ones doing research and not taking everything as it’s presented by cnn, but that’s because the left is in charge. The left does exactly the same thing when the right is.


Disastrous-Soup-5413

Saying both sides ignore science is completely misleading. The far right ignored science. That’s it. The rest would be outliers for their political affiliation. And as far as different scientists, **the overwhelming majority** of scientists/doctors are promask, provaccine & social distancing. The rest are outliers. Many of the outliers are denying the science to sell their snake oil.


jackie0h_

Yes I’m sure no liberal has ever done the same.


Disastrous-Soup-5413

I said there are outliers. There are outliers. But the far right as a whole are rejecting science. Why deny and deflect that too? I thought it was your war cry?


DicklesXD

We are talking about right wingers not far right. Some left wingers ignore Science aswel, for example some of them claim that there are more than two genders. Even tho genders are for evolution and evolution only needs two genders. So If someone is neither fully male or female, it means the chromosomes have been disturbed, it doesn't make a new gender.


LEGOK2SO

No… scientifically there are more then two genders, there are only two sexes but that’s not the same, sexes are different then genders, the whole “more then two genders” thing has been provided examples by science. It’s not ignoring science, it’s not listening to old nowadays inaccurate science that the right wingers tend to cling too.


DicklesXD

Im not religious or believe left wing fairy tales about a Girl who identifies as a Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter.


TheAcrithrope

>for example some of them claim that there are more than two genders Gender is a social construct, different cultures have had different amounts of genders, this isn't "denying science". For example, different native tribes recognised up to 5 genders, Indians have historically had 3 genders. >Even tho genders are for evolution and evolution only needs two genders Gender has nothing to do with evolution in a biological sense, it's a social construct, not a hard science. Evolution doesn't require any number genders, from 0 to ∞.


DicklesXD

>Gender is a social construct, different cultures have had different amounts of genders, this isn't "denying science". For example, different native tribes recognised up to 5 genders, Indians have historically had 3 genders. Indians have also believed that if you boil an animal alive before eating it, you get the strenght of the animals soul. So your point isn't the smartest. >Gender has nothing to do with evolution in a biological sense, it's a social construct, not a hard science. Evolution doesn't require any number genders, from 0 to ∞. Yes it does, only male and female can breed together. Without any breeding, there wouldn't be evolution.


TheAcrithrope

You're conflating sex and gender, my point isn't worsened by people having other weird cultural ideals... I'm sure by other people's standards, having rigid gender roles, which often serve to harm people, is a weird cultural ideal.


DicklesXD

I didn't say anything about gender roles, i said that breeding can only happen If its between a male and female which is part of the evolution in most mammals, its a fact and it aplies to most other animal specie's too. Also i did not start discussing about sex, i was discussing about gender. Still If your sex is neither male or female, it DOES NOT create a new one. It is a simple disturbance of chromosome's. If somebody wants to call themself something they really aren't biologically, that is fine by me. But i don't have to pretend to treat it like its a biological fact. My Step brother is trans and im fine with it of course. But i don't have to feel like he is a woman now Because he is biologically not a woman.


TheAcrithrope

Yes, and the whole debacle over covid, vaccines, and alternative remedies is only the latest case of that.