With permission from John West and Sarah Chaffee, here is the full text of their interview with staff writer Olga Khazan.
The association with “mainstream science” is often weaponized as a way of overawing us and persuading us to stop expecting answers to hard questions.
One of the rewarding experiences that go with creating a film is doing live screenings and being able to interact in a personal way with viewers during Q&A.
“Science is a wonderful thing, but human zoos, scientific racism, and eugenics were shocking betrayals of science.”
Cruelty and injustice can seem an abstraction, committed against faceless people.