Lockdowns were imposed on society in the name of science, although the actual scientific basis of many of the measures employed was unclear at best.
As Yale’s David Gelernter has said of Darwinism, to challenge it is to “take your life in your hands.”
Half a century ago, as 1968 came to a close, one event brought people together not only in America but also around the globe.
No doubt evolutionary psychologists could a tell a story to explain this. They always can. Something about tribes of hunter-gatherers.
The theme of the evening was framed by a question: “Will the Machines Take Over? Human Uniqueness in the Age of Smart Machines.”