Home / Videos / Naomi Oreskes: Why we should trust scientists

Naomi Oreskes: Why we should trust scientists



Many of the world’s biggest problems require asking questions of scientists — but why should we believe what they say? Historian of science Naomi Oreskes thinks deeply about our relationship to belief and draws out three problems with common attitudes toward scientific inquiry — and gives her own reasoning for why we ought to trust science.

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design — plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more.
Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate

Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews
Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED

Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector

source

About myblog

Check Also

Know Your Meme: I Like Turtles!

Know Your Meme! http://www.knowyourmeme.com I Like Turtles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMNry4PE93Y Trained Turtle: http://www.motionabbey.net/2007/12/trained_turtle.html Turtles Megamix Music Vid: …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *