Needless to say, this proposal is not grounded in science, which is supposed to prize open debate and scrutiny, not censorship.
What if major technology companies shy from censorship? Then the government should take aggressive action: “Make them.”
It’s become suffocating on the surface, so truth seeks shelter. The experience of being canceled is no longer limited to speakers on college campuses.
For the University of Chicago to turn its back on free speech would be like a Christian college turning its back on Christianity. It couldn’t happen.
Unlike philosophy journals — or high school newspapers — many science journals are unwilling to publish responses by people attacked in their pages.