Unfortunately, big media and big tech work overtime to suppress dissent in science.
“The heresy of heresies was common sense,” Orwell writes. “The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”
What if major technology companies shy from censorship? Then the government should take aggressive action: “Make them.”
The implication is that the editors — Denise Kirschner, Mark Chaplain, and Akira Sasaki — did not realize the article was about intelligent design.
A scientist calls for censorship while having the chutzpah to quote from Thomas Paine, a foremost spokesman for free speech in Western democracy.