Students and Presidents make better decisions when they are exposed to competing views.
“Follow the science!” we’re told. “Listen to the scientists!” Should we submit to such calls, or insist on thinking for ourselves?
Hannah Arendt was the leading philosopher of totalitarianism in the 20th century. She explicitly links totalitarian ideology to Darwinism.
In discussions of the virus, you probably have noticed the prominent use of strangely religious-sounding pleas — “Follow the science!” “Listen to the scientists!”