The only way to truth in science is to permit and even encourage challenges to orthodoxy.
The practice has a sordid history. There’s always a rationale — for example, in labeling Israeli businesses, or those doing business with Israel, to be avoided.
Conceding that churches and synagogues aren’t “essential businesses” was a devastating admission for many professional religious leaders to make.
As the school year starts, I’m wondering how many students and professors will find themselves in difficult positions.
In Wesley J. Smith’s phrase, in the present cultural moment, we have witnessed “the French Revolution attacking the American Revolution.”