"Maybe—except that evolution actually happened. Biology is incomprehensible without it. There aren’t really two sides to all these issues. Climate change is
happening. Vaccines really do save lives. Being right does matter—and the science
tribe has a long track record of getting things right in the end. Modern society is built on things it got right"

  1. How does quantitative data determine qualitative measures for a large group?
  2. For example, in terms of medical issues and matters of vaccination, how is the quality of health defined? Is it not defined depending on the culture, beliefs, and background of the person?...What happens when a doctor's diagnosis goes against the patient's idea of health and well being?
  3. The article seems to side with the idea of "one truth". if so, how should data be read?