The story includes the neo-Darwinian modern synthesis and the extended evolutionary synthesis, culminating in a 2016 meeting of the Royal Society.
Ota Benga’s protest — “I am a man! I am a man!” — summarizes the very best message of the Black Lives Matter movement.
One of the tragic trends in thinking about evolution has been to blur the distinction between humans and animals. History warns us not to regard this lightly.
It’s an ominous sight to observe the two waves approaching each other. On one side is an intensifying drive to police social media.
As a top science journal tells the story, the Galileo myth is relevant only to attack those who challenge the establishment consensus.