Despite being a response to a fake news article by The Onion, this post by Tania Lombrozo is thoughtful and impassioned. Her thesis lies in this compelling paradox:
…why are we so quick to fault psychology and other social sciences but willing to treat the natural sciences as rock solid?
I think there are two answers — but they don’t make the most natural bedfellows. The first answer is that we think psychology is hard. The second answer is that we think psychology is easy.
Chew on that for a moment and then read the full post.