I am not sure if dogmatic or doctrinaire covers it, but I am looking for a word to describe someone (like a politician) who is willfully unknowing of how the scientific method works and what science can and cannot accomplish.
I am looking for a descriptive word, and not a derogatory term like “ignoramus”. And somehow it has to convey the idea that their ignorance applies to scientific domain only.
Since you are “looking for a world” where this happens, I would suggest Earth.
If you are looking for a word, I can’t help you but I can offer:
- scientifically illiterate
- non-evidence based
Of a more anti-technology (rather than anti-science) turn, we have: