Physicist Explains: Why Scientists Play It Safe
On evolution and other subjects, this promotes a stale conservatism, well suited to defending orthodoxies.
From Matt Ridley, Smart Remarks on Scientocracy — and a Howling Irony
No one in the intelligent design research community could have said this with greater punch.
“Morality Pills”: Ethicist Calls for Drugs to Solve COVID Non-Compliance
Whatever one thinks about government mandates relating to the coronavirus, Parker Crutchfield’s “solution” is worse than the problem.
Science Philosopher: Science World Beset by “Filters,” “Conformity,” “Hidebound” Thinking
How often have we heard the stale line about how science adores fresh thinking that topples past idols?
Doug Axe to Science March Organizers: A Scientific Majority Doesn’t Equal “Settled Science”
As a biologist, Dr. Axe knows well from personal experience the costs of thinking for yourself.