It’s refreshing to see such intellectual humility from a figure with Peterson’s status. But not all his followers were thrilled.
Dr. King was critical of the misuse of science to promote racial discrimination, and he spoke against the idea that humans are the products of a blind process.
As a colleague points out, Nagel’s departure from the “right-thinking consensus” is on a par with David Gelernter’s 2019 farewell to Darwinism.
Podcaster Sam Davis told Justin Brierley that what did it for him was reading Yuval Noah Harari’s idea that “humanity is a weaver of stories.”
The thread of racism in Darwinian thinking isn’t a chance thing, a mere byproduct of Charles Darwin’s personal views as a “man of his time.”