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If I’m right that “science abuse” is the correct metaphor for what you see across a spectrum of areas of controversy — that is, the unjustified use of science as a shortcut to advance a favored non-scientific agenda — then the encouraging flip side of the phenomenon is the unprecedented rash of retractions in science journals.
Science is in the process of being stripped of an illusion that once clothed it. It turns out to be a normal field of human intellectual endeavor, rather than a source of private revelation to an elite professional guild and their media worshippers.
A New York Times story summarizes: