In his new book he discusses some of the overlooked virtues of politicians, and asks, in one chapter, “What Makes a Politician Good?”
A central progressive theme was historicism, crediting history almost exclusively with the development of culture.
Countering “flat universe theory” is Gilder’s enterprise, and it captures much of what we do at Discovery Institute.
In 2001, Hawking gave a talk at the Seattle Opera House and Discovery Institute was among several organizations co-sponsoring the event.
Recently, there was the increasing sense that he was being exploited by the media for his brilliant reputation.