Repair Trust in Science? In Science Magazine, Forrest Mims Replies
Charles Darwin is an example of a brilliant scientist who was nonetheless an imperfect human with some false ideas.
Martin Luther King’s Powerful Critique of Scientific Racism, Scientific Materialism
Dr. King was critical of the misuse of science to promote racial discrimination, and he spoke against the idea that humans are the products of a blind process.
Cambridge University Press’s New Book on Social Darwinism: Darwin and Herbert Spencer
The authors admit that Darwin was a racist who promoted racial struggle. They are likely to infuriate quite a few people of varying persuasions.
Bright Idea: Put Scientists in Charge Instead?
Could scientists and advocates of scientism really make a worse hash of things than the politicians?
Berlinski: Evolution Toward Virtue and Progress?
The Nazi Party, says David Berlinski, “was a marvelous engine of cooperation. All those Nazis cooperated with one another running death camps.”