It is all about the costs of getting on the wrong side of the power structure. To say that this “chills” debate about scientific issues is an understatement.
“We are always told that ‘strict guidelines will protect against abuse.’ It’s always been baloney.”
Certain threads in the events of recent months suggest the hand of a skilled novelist.
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.