“A well-performed operation is still malpractice (or even assault) if it is not done for valid medical reasons.”
If anything is a “war on science,” it is publishing ideological articles like this in what is supposed to be a science journal.
Darwin experiences the future and is shocked to learn about the impact his theory has had on areas outside of science.
The discovery of REM sleep in spiders is morphing into vast claims that we have “urgent and inexorable ethical obligations” to them and other life forms.
Science goes badly off the track when it succumbs to ideological pressures — as it did with the eugenics movement.