Misperceptions of Cloning: Will the Naturalist Fallacy Be a Problem?

Over at What's New in Life Science Research, I have some thoughts about the misperceptions surrounding cloning. Head on over, and keep Our Benevolent Seed Overlords happy.


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Paul Krugman has said that contrarians are a sham. Then, to make matters worse for the word, wiki claims that there is a special usage in science that is different from ordinary usage. We are left to infer when we are "in science" and when not.

So after reading about the word I thought that "in science" a contrarian must be a global warming denier. Lo, here on science blogs, surely "in science" we have the word used for a skeptic who says "on the contrary" which is the old and ordinary usage.