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Re: Taking control of the documentary situation, an immodest proposal
So are you suggesting a "Scientific Honesty in Television"
organization? Given the state of science education in the US and the
public's general misunderstandings of scientific material, doesn't
the NCSE do this already? Perhaps they are the venue with which we
could work through?
The _National_ Center for Science Education should not be involved,
because the problem of bad documentaries with quote-mined talking heads
isn't "national". It's worldwide.
However, I like the idea of organizing, of forming a Talking Heads
Union. If it is to be a subset of an existing organization, instead of
the NCSE may I propose the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology? It
already does similar things as far as I know.