Our Threatened Freedom
What Has Happened To Integrity? (03:53)
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:01 What has happened to integrity? This is R. J. Rushdoony with a report on our threatened freedom.
Speaker 1: 00:08 In recent years we have had a series of reports on very extensive frauds in the scientific world. Several years ago Science Digest gave a detailed report on the high degree of dishonesty in reporting research. Fraudulent claims are made by scientists and when these claims are shown to be false, usually nothing is done to punish the offender. More recently, US News and World Report reported on scandals in the scientific laboratories of major universities and medical institutions across the country. Specific cases were cited. Fabricated data on anorexia nervosa, on cancer therapy, on Hodgkin’s disease, on skin grafts and more.
R.J. Rushdoony: 00:59 One case was described as the Watergate of science. An all too mild a description. Watergate represented one act. These scientific frauds represent a whole chain of operation. The implications of such frauds are deadly. A variety of medical and psychological and educational practices can sue from such research. These practices assume a foundation of scientific data to be
R.J. Rushdoony: 02:11 Revolting as all this is, we should not be surprised. We are getting what we asked for. We have separated the need and requirement of a godly character from the acquisition of knowledge. Should we be surprised if men of learning and science to be no more than a scientific mafia with the test of time? A doctor or a
R.J. Rushdoony: 03:08 As a people we have poured billions into teaching youth facts, but almost nothing into making them aware of the meaning of godly faith and character. As a result in every area of
R.J. Rushdoony: 03:46 This has been R. J. Rushdoony with a report on our threatened freedom.
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