Because of copyright permission requirements, I can only give you one excerpt from this Michael Crichton speech. Please click on the link below to read the full speech. You may soon find yourself questioning the "consensus science" of anthropogenic global warming.
"I want to pause here and talk about this notion of consensus, and the rise of what has been called consensus science. I regard consensus science as an extremely pernicious development that ought to be stopped cold in its tracks. Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled. Whenever you hear the consensus of scientists agrees on something or other, reach for your wallet, because you're being had."California Institute of Technology
January 17, 2003
An historical approach detailing how over the last thirty years scientists have begun to intermingle scientific and political claims.
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