Patrick Brown left academia so he could engage in better science. And, that allowed him to write this article.
“Those 49 words — suggesting that students consult a library book if they wanted to learn more about a scientific idea — were too much for the thought police.”
There are many, many ways that science has stopped functioning. Certainly, one of them is that it incentivizes the wrong things.
The text is too long to present here, so I will give one example: the “right to evolve.” The authors note that “evolution” has many meanings.
This isn’t some outlier bioethicist or animal-rights activist being given a few pages of ink.