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Not to be confused with actual respectable scientists, science cultists are blindly religious fanatics who have warped the idea of scientific study into a universal scapegoat to justify their beliefs and mock anyone who may suggest otherwise.

Often highly vocal gnostic atheists on the internet, science cultists assert that current scientific consensus is always objective truth, that scientific theories are inherently true and therefore can never be questioned or improved upon in any way (regardless of new evidence), that religion/spirituality and science are 100% incompatible, and that if you disagree with or question them in any way, then you don't believe in 'science' and therefore your opinion is meaningless.

Additionally, science cultists are people who are quick to try and justify their political views with select biased political interest group funded studies. They think that highly complex, ever-changing fields involving uncountable factors such as economics, personal psychology, and future weather trends can be fully and accurately predicted through statistical models. If other studies conclude otherwise, they're nonscientific and biased... because 'science’.
Good Scientist: I'd like to set up a study on the correlation of solar activity in relation to climate change, as I question that manmade CO2 is as big of an issue as most politicians and UN scientists currently state. Perhaps other factors play a bigger role? I'd like to gather more data and see what I can discover.

Science Cultist: Manmade climate change is proven scientific FACT. If you think otherwise, you shouldn't be allowed to participate in scientific studies; you clearly don't believe in SCIENCE.

Good Scientist: I didn't say it wasn't true, I'm just questioning things and trying to conduct further experimentation as good scientists ought to do.

Science Cultist: You either accept scientific fact or you don't. You clearly don't. You probably don't believe in the theory of evolution either.

Good Scientist: You're such a science cultist.

Science Cultist: AD HOMINEM ATTACK!! You can't even logically address my argument... typical. That's because I have logic and science on my side.
by danto May 23, 2016
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