Maximum insanity – scientists charged for not predicting earthquake

wtfTo blame or not to blame, that is the question. Politics and science sometimes just don’t mix, and now we have another example right out of the real life. You think politicians are sane or educated enough to cope with science? You think they actually understand what science is about? You better think twice. This is insane:

News out of Italy suggests that seven researchers who did not predict the L’Aquila earthquake in April 2009 are under formal investigation and may be charged with gross negligent manslaughter.

I wonder if they will charge Berlusconi for aiding and abetting because he cut funds for basic research.

Next on: Politicians sueing meterologists for Kathrina. Politicians sueing vulcanologists for Mt. St. Helens. Politicians sueing petrologists for the BP oil spill. Errrr… Right.

Film at 10.

About these ads

One Response to Maximum insanity – scientists charged for not predicting earthquake

  1. TigerBluQ says:

    Es wird Zeit, die Anwälte von der Kette zu lassen…

    yalla hat’nen verrückten Artikel gefunden und darüber gebloggt. Wenn man das liest, wird man erneut darin bestärkt, an der Menschheit zu zweifeln. In wenigen Worten: Einige überlebende Bürger der Stadt L’Aquila, dass in 2009 von einem sehr schweren E…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 119 other followers

%d bloggers like this: