False premises, fear-based reasoning and mob thinking are baked into the platform, allowing misinformation to thrive.
Science is not the absolute truth. Scientific findings are the beginning, not the end, of the quest for truth.
Does science have an answer to science denial? Just as being vaccinated protects you from a later full-blown infection, a bit of misinformation explained could help ward off other cases down the road.
Sometimes statistics and probability can produce unexpected or counter-intuitive results. If we're hoping to use numbers to make good decisions, we should be wary of the traps.
Things tend to revert back to their typical state over time, so we should be careful not to mistake that for some other trend.