Throughout my childhood, I knew Bill Nye as “The Science Guy.” I remember the teacher pulling a huge box tv out on a cart and flipping the light switch as, “Bill, Bill, Bill,” blasted through the speakers and we sang along. He was sensationalized and I think that part of the sensationalization is what has caused him to believe he actually is a scientist…..and a bad one at that!
As a child, I wouldn’t have known if he was leading me in the wrong direction because I didn’t know any better. Now I do. He is a phony who doesn’t actually know much of anything.
Here is his newfound definition of the term “Science”:
— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) July 10, 2017
He claims it is the belief that you can solve a problem. I am going to have to call a big, fat WRONG-O on this one Nye…..The believe that you can do something is hope or perhaps even confidence…but not science.
Let’s make a list of what Nye would consider “science,” beliefs from some that they are “solving the problem”:
Telling a young male child who likes dolls instead of toy soldiers that he’s really a girl, and arranging for his transitioning to another gender;
Deciding that those who don’t practice your particular form of Radical Islam should be eradicated;
Stealing money from the wealthy, who have earned it, so that those who are not earning as much can level the playing field;
Taking religion out of the public square so that those inconvenient unborn children can be properly dealt with so they don’t complicate the lives of their mothers.
The REAL definition of science is: “The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.”
Science, like math, is all about process. there is a way to do things and get the answer. Didn’t Nye complete high school science and learn about the scientific process?
Besides, if science is “belief that you can solve the problem,” here’s one example of Nye’s kind of science: In April 2016, Nye posited that those who didn’t believe in climate change could go to jail, asserting:
Was it appropriate to jail the guys from Enron? We’ll see what happens. Was it appropriate to jail people from the cigarette industry who insisted that this addictive product was not addictive, and so on? In these cases, for me, as a taxpayer and voter, the introduction of this extreme doubt about climate change is affecting my quality of life as a public citizen. So I can see where people are very concerned about this, and they’re pursuing criminal investigations as well as engaging in discussions like this.
This guy is a few bolts short, if you ask me!
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