Sorry. In our ideological times, that doesn’t mean as much as it once did.
The fabulist Dr. Tyson returns, and we commit ourselves in advance to being there to watch and check his facts.
I’ve been reading the correspondence of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams — with its interesting argument by Jefferson for design in nature as a scientific inference.
To the weaponized epithets “anti-science,” “science denial,” and the rest, you can now add “un-American” as a putdown for ideas in a scientific context that you don’t like.
Airbrushing science to suit a fashionable ideological agenda. What do you call that?