Lies and fraud for the greater good, just the way scientists should behave

Environmental journalist James Garvey has defended Glick’s behaviour, arguing that he acted in a way that served the “greater good”. He commented: “If Gleick frustrates the efforts of Heartland, isn’t his lie justified by the good that it does?”

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3 responses to “Lies and fraud for the greater good, just the way scientists should behave

  1. The good it did was to show the sleaze associated with the greens; so yeah, he did us a favour. I hope he was wearing bullet proof shoes and had little damage when he shot himself in his feet.

  2. The problem with “the greater good” is who
    gets to decide what is the greater good.
    You want Nancy Pelosi deciding?

  3. “For the greater good” gives me chills. Right up there with the thinking in “Work will set you free.”

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