So it goes

Every time an expert suggests the slightest change to the way things are done which will benefit the environment or improve the lives of people it will be immediately resisted by business, farming and religious leaders, whose resistance to change will be praised and supported by the Murdoch media and then by right wing politicians, at which point left wing politicians will decide it would be a courageous decision to proceed and pull the plug on the whole idea, ensuring there will be no change until the next expert suggests something.

Accept no substitute

Religious belief is not a substitute for Science

Personal anecdote  is not a substitute for Science

Wishful thinking is not a substitute for Science

Political ideology is not a substitute for Science

Television opinion is not a substitute for Science

Corporate greed is not a substitute for Science

What your Uncle said is not a substitute for Science

Patriotic desire is not a substitute for Science

Only more Science is a substitute for Science