The old have failed the young. Hate-driven shootings in schools and houses of worship, rising suicide and addiction rates — these are the most dramatic indications.
He canoodled with white supremacists, and now advises conservatives not to engage with Darwin skeptics.
The association with “mainstream science” is often weaponized as a way of overawing us and persuading us to stop expecting answers to hard questions.
Maybe you’ve watched The Greatest Showman — but have you heard of Barnum’s “What Is It?” exhibit?
One takeaway is that, despite assurances to the contrary, modern evolutionary theory is not easily separated from malign currents in American history, currently exemplified by the Alt-right.