He might not welcome my saying so, but his emphasis on thinking critically and examining evidence is spot-on.
The ancient model of the cosmos, which was the model presupposed by most scientists prior to the mid 20th century, was Steady State.
Textbook publishers use their influence over kids and the appearance of neutrality to advance a set of strong biases.
After following the discussion about evolution versus design for the past few decades, I have noticed a common trend.
Unfortunately, Pinker’s overweening faith in science as a reliable path to the truth has its own problems.