May a teacher let students know what evolutionary biologists had to say about their own field at the November 2016 Royal Society meeting?
It was Nathan Lents himself who wrote, “I’ve made mistakes, some I caught, others someone else caught. I always correct it the best I can. That’s what honest people do.”
One might call the 20th century a “philosopher of the gaps” period, with scientists basking in the headlines and philosophy finding less and less to do.
Myth-makers like Neil deGrasse Tyson think they have a superior source of human significance to substitute for the outdated, “childish” Judeo-Christian one
It’s a great, great privilege to work with brilliant scientists who do such an amazing job of explaining the science that lies behind the deepest questions men and women can ask themselves.