Alexander H. Stephens was Vice President of the Confederacy. In 1861 he delivered an oration justifying slavery and rebellion on scientific grounds.
Ota Benga’s protest — “I am a man! I am a man!” — summarizes the very best message of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Ultimately, Discovery Institute’s Science Education Policy is about sharpening students’ ability to interact critically with ideas in science.
Remember the admonition of C.S. Lewis: “If men had postponed the search for knowledge and beauty until they were secure, the search would never have begun.”
I stopped by Joe the truck driver’s house to talk. Joe read Yale neurologist Steven Novella’s essay, and he didn’t think much of it.