This excerpt is from a CBC Blog post (Why Science Literacy Matters) by Quirks & Quarks host Bob McDonald. This term I am getting back to some science teaching MY Science Methods, and this blog post seems very relevant;
Most decisions we make in this country involve some aspect of science. That’s why science literacy is important for business people, politicians and everyone who votes.
Let’s let science be a voice of reason, not to stop progress, but to proceed in a sustainable way that is good for this incredibly beautiful and interconnected system that we live in.