The Seven Basic Elements of the Modern Scientific Universe are…

1. Time
2. Space
3. Matter
4. Energy
5. Power
6. Prestige
7. Funding

And the greatest of these is funding.

Because of this, scientists don’t always let things like “the data” get in the way of “the conclusion”. Case in point, the link between abortion and breast cancer.

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