STUDY: Why Is Science Fiction Perceived as Less Valuable to Readers Than More Literary Works?

Studies reveal that people as a whole seem to prefer literary styles of writing to science fiction styles, in terms of the word choices and language employed. They even unconsciously put less effort into reading science fiction, due to learned perspective on how these types of stories should unfold.

Bill Nye Takes Aim at Our Science Illiterate Leaders

In a new video, science educator Bill Nye expressed his frustration over “science illiteracy” and the mistrust of science in the United States, particularly with our nation’s leadership. He contrasted the frantic response to Ebola epidemic to the shrugged shoulders that climate change so often receives. “People aren’t afraid of dying as much as they’re … Continued

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