French philosopher René Girard discovered something new, new but very old, about human behavior.
Researchers, led by Lee Berger, had claimed in a Netflix documentary that the species buried its dead, used fire, used tools, and made rock art.
“As the story goes, intelligent design is just creationism repackaged by religious fundamentalists in order to circumvent a 1987 Supreme Court prohibition.”
Traditional popular media, science media, and science journalists have all helped create a situation where we can’t afford to Trust the Science!
Professor Oreskes writes articles with titles like “The Reason Some Republicans Mistrust Science: Their Leaders Tell Them To.”