The problem comes when, in order to win our acceptance, double-talk is used to pretend that a cult is something other than what it is.
The ENCODE project, now in its 17th year, ended its third phase with a new record of annotated elements in human and mouse genomes. Phase 4 is coming.
From crippled fruit flies we move to perhaps the most pervasive icon of them all, the peppered moth.
The censors depend on active personal destruction not to silence us, but to get us (out of fear) to lie and thus silence ourselves.
A substantive argument is a lovely thing to behold, to watch or to listen to, even if punctuated (in Myers’s case) by the usual grumpy insults.