Science is worthy of some measure of public respect, but only to the extent that science acts like science, and not like something else.
Yale Alumni Magazine has done the world a favor by exposing one of the skeletons in the closet of that and other universities: the eugenics movement.
When the age-blighted bricks that hold up House Darwin start to topple, it may look a bit like what’s happening now to the Darwinian sub-specialty of evolutionary psychology.
Many of us recall being asked by our parents, “If everyone were jumping off a bridge, would you do that too?”
An example of how a preoccupation with evolutionary theory can divert attention from some of the most interesting aspects of heredity and development.