It’s Never Just About the Science

Writer, podcaster and skeptical thinking activist Kavin Senapathy writes in Undark about how she went from advocate to critic of a Monsanto-led campaign to recruit millennials to support GMOs. 

As Senapathy paints it, she made quite the journey — from believing that the science about GMOs should prevail in all conversations (which I would call scientism) to being chastened about the power of science and reason to overcome other factors that breed mistrust. …