Dedication

This website is here for people who take a critical and scientific view of public discourse. Statements made in the media, in newspapers and in television documentaries should be subjected to critical review, based on how their claims stack up relative to basic physical principles. We will be casting a sceptical eye on some of the wilder scientific pronouncements made in different fields by non-scientists, focussing initially on pronouncements made about the science of climate change. We should apply the standards of the laboratory to what people say in public. And we should not be afraid to be inspired by the art of human civilisation and the natural world - in short we can be inspired by life itself.

It is devoted to the struggle against falsehood and lies, and in particular to Alexandr Solzhenitsyn.

"And the simple step of a simple courageous man is not to partake in falsehood, not to support false actions! Let THAT enter the world, let it even reign in the world - but not with my help. But writers and artists can achieve more: they can CONQUER FALSEHOOD! In the struggle with falsehood art always did win and it always does win! Openly, irrefutably for everyone! Falsehood can hold out against much in this world, but not against art."

Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, Nobel Prize for Literature, Acceptance Speech, 1970
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1970/solzhenitsyn-lecture.html

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