Cancel culture had no name in 2013. It has since become one of the major worries in contemporary life.
It is comforting to know that Himmelfarb never lost her intellectual acuity or her moral passion on the subject.
For the University of Chicago to turn its back on free speech would be like a Christian college turning its back on Christianity. It couldn’t happen.
Oparin is back. Some origin-of-life researchers are using his coacervate theory without giving him credit or realizing they are retreading dead-end ideas.
A major news story can break outside of the silo but, because it goes against the narrative, those in the silo will never hear about it.