As an illustration, John West discusses the COVID pandemic and how that recent public health crisis revealed much of what Lewis warns against.
Science needs its critics as much as any field of human endeavor does. Maybe even more so today.
The principal semiconductors are silicon and germanium; silicon’s abundance in the Earth’s crust is second only to oxygen.
Traditional popular media, science media, and science journalists have all helped create a situation where we can’t afford to Trust the Science!
Though more than a decade old, this work caught my attention for its possible relevance to our current experiences with COVID-19.