Disdain for science keeps us in the past

To The Editor:

The Merriam-Webster dictionary provides a definition of “relic” as “a trace of some past or outmoded practice or belief. That, I believe aptly describes Dale Terrillion and his contribution in the letters to the Pathfinder (“My two cents on wildlife bills” in the April 1 issue). His disdain for science and by association scientists, displays one of the things that is currently a major problem in this country.

I for one place more faith in science and in the recommendations of the 53 signees to the letter (“Bills are harmful to wildlife and hunting heritage in Montana” [March 25...


Reader Comments(1)

moondance writes:

Thanks Lash. Well stated. Sadly, science frightens so many. And the legislative bills you write about attest to the ignorance-inspired fears of many.