Kevin MacDonald is trying to resurrect this troubling legacy of Darwinian theory.
Scientism’s grand progress narrative holds that as we learn more and more about the world, purely natural or material explanations inevitably will arise and grow stronger.
Lents studies rotting corpses and household plants. He might not know much about (living) human physiology.
Thanks to Kanye West and Chance the Rapper, an idea has sprung on the culture like a thunderclap.
Pinker is right that we should formulate our ideas based on evidence, not bias and preconceptions.