Awash in Information but drowning in lies!
By Dr. Jay Lehr~
A lot of people just look at data and say, “Well, this is the data” and that is what they believe. But data in the modern age is a leaky vessel. There is such competition to produce innovative, provocative research that scientists are manipulating their data so they can get funding, prestige, peer approval, and career advancement. That is the big irony of the Information Age. We are awash in information, but we are drowning in lies.
For example, NASA reported 2014 as “the hottest year on record”. This “fact” was repeated for years. Except, once you dig through the actual data it turns out that NASA is only about 35 percent confident of this declaration. In fact, NASA has developed a proclivity for calling each new year “the hottest on record”. Buried in the assessments (and mostly non-reported) is that NASA has less than…
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