Fairy tales about survival of survivors contribute nothing to medical research, or to any other research.
Every stock boy or housekeeper or nurse is doing more to fight this pandemic than all the politicians and talking-head science grifters and tenure-track professors.
How many times have we heard it claimed that the vast majority of the human genome is “junk” and therefore could not have been designed?
Perhaps confidence in science can, at times, undermine science itself. How much real history has evolutionary storytelling obscured?
Education functions best when we focus not on soliciting student agreement or buy-in to a rigid creed, but rather on stimulating the critical faculties.