Re: I don't mine a skeptic. I prefer a skeptic in this position
>One of the reasons people find "scientists" so hard to believe is that they know they've been lied to before.
You are confusing 'what scientists say' with what the Daily Mail says scientists say.
Schulz summarised the strength of science very well - it has mechanisms to weed out charlatans, to correct mistakes, to build up shakey foundations.
I only wish politics (and denialist charlatans) did.