“Take the Women’s March on Washington, slash its attendance, [and] throw in Bill Nye ‘the science guy.'”
Chatting with Anika Smith, Dr. Meyer confesses that due to a “stodgy upbringing,” this was his first protest march ever!
Marches are usually held to defend something that’s in peril. Does anyone really think big science is in danger?
The March for Science, in this perspective, is really a March for Public Passivity.
What gives away the game is the selectivity with which it is deployed against opponents.
More research funding sounds nice, but as Jonathan Wells explains, it does the search for truth no favors.
If natural selection would have a hard time modifying one codon, imagine it having to keep track of three at once.
It was a great evening and everyone enjoyed celebrating Jonathan’s accomplishments including the new book.
Here’s my quick take on the goings on, and on a Dallas Morning News story.
As a biologist, Dr. Axe knows well from personal experience the costs of thinking for yourself.