Problem

Abuse of science


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Misuse of scientific research
Misuse of scientific theories
Incidence:
Theories and data have been misused throughout the history of science to justify racial discrimination, violence and war. The theory of evolution has, for example, been used not only to justify war, but also genocide, colonialism and the suppression of the weak.
Reduced By:
Anti-science
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Date of last update
28.12.2017 – 04:44 CET