The sad part is that the people out there speaking for science have no idea what science is and have no understanding of statistics. Unfortunately, this is more common among “scientists” than people believe. A “science brain” is extremely rare.
Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Brian Cox, etc are not spreading knowledge of science, they’re spreading a kind of religion.
In case you have no idea what I’m talking about … here’s something I’ve been talking about for many years.