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steve2470

(37,457 posts)
Wed Oct 6, 2021, 05:32 PM Oct 2021

Meme needing to be debunked seen on social media: Scientists who post a letter have ulterior motives

Note: Before you scold me, I am simply posting this meme TO BE DEBUNKED. Notice that this is posted in the Propaganda Debunking sub-group. 'Nuff said.

I will try to say this from memory only. The meme went as follows: Any time you see a group of scientists posting a large group letter, they are doing it only to: 1) cover their asses; 2) get paid somehow or 3) to further some type of conspiracy.

Now, when I saw this, I immediately thought this person was probably a climate denier or some other sort of far-right wacko who goes against science.

Is this a common meme out there in the sewers of the internet ? Or is this a one-off ?

Thank you for your time in advance !

Steve

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Meme needing to be debunked seen on social media: Scientists who post a letter have ulterior motives (Original Post) steve2470 Oct 2021 OP
It's common. Not specifically that particular meme, but there are variations LeftInTX Oct 2021 #1
i'd say you'd have to pick apart any particular meme. but expecting EVERY group of people mopinko Oct 2021 #2

LeftInTX

(25,107 posts)
1. It's common. Not specifically that particular meme, but there are variations
Wed Oct 6, 2021, 05:36 PM
Oct 2021

I hear "Science is left-wing politics"...It all kinda started with climate change

I don't have any suggestions though, because about all I'm good at is furthering flames.

mopinko

(69,988 posts)
2. i'd say you'd have to pick apart any particular meme. but expecting EVERY group of people
Wed Oct 6, 2021, 05:41 PM
Oct 2021

to act the same way EVERY time is just ludicrous.
make them name names or go home.
hahahahahahaaaa

yeah, it's a fools errand.

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