Scientific honesty: tell the WHOLE truth, nothing hidden: fully disclose weaknesses, alternative explanations, conflicts of interest …

“Blacks have lower income than Whites in the USA. That proves ‘systemic racism’”.

Scientific honesty requires to inform about all weaknesses in this statement.

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Scientific honesty1*2 requires full and total disclosure of all relevant issues regarding the theory in discussion.

Dishonesty must be shunned3, deception be taboo. Scientific honesty should be the fundamental rule!

Scientific honesty is not about winning an argument, it is not about using rhetorical or logical trickery to convince someone. Scientific honesty is about honestly finding the truth.4

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