In discussions of the virus, you probably have noticed the prominent use of strangely religious-sounding pleas — “Follow the science!” “Listen to the scientists!”
More and more, the scientific establishment looks like a special interest group with biases of their own.
Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World as a dire warning. But we aren’t paying heed.
Sorry. In our ideological times, that doesn’t mean as much as it once did.
In his new book he discusses some of the overlooked virtues of politicians, and asks, in one chapter, “What Makes a Politician Good?”