It is all about the costs of getting on the wrong side of the power structure. To say that this “chills” debate about scientific issues is an understatement.
David Berlinski lives in the shadow of the Notre-Dame in Paris and poignantly remembers the cathedral before it burned.
“Scholars have wasted their time trying to exonerate Darwin of responsibility for Social Darwinism, for he was a Social Darwinist.”
From sea turtles to the family dog, animals travel unerringly over long distances using geophysical cues. And it all evolved, independently, by chance! Believe that?
When organ-transplant medicine was launched, a wary society was solemnly promised that organs would be taken only from the dead.