From climate change to the coronavirus, one tendency among writers and commentators is to an urgent, insatiable, almost sexual desire to cast unwarranted terror over other people.
Never mind that the U.S.’s increased reliance on natural gas has allowed us, pretty much alone in the world, to actually reduce our carbon emissions.
This was a remarkably cross-disciplinary dialogue among physicists, chemists, biologists, neuroscientists, machine learning researchers, as well as philosophers and historians of science.
The traditional “Out of Africa” theory is being abandoned as weakly supported by evidence, in favor of a welter of other hypotheses.
It’s the chance of a lifetime to travel with and learn from some of the stars of Discovery Institute.