On the denigration of science: Atul Gawande’s commencement address to Caltech — Why Evolution Is True

A short while ago, when we were chewing over Siddhartha Mukherjee’s distortions about epigenetics published in The New Yorker, I reproduced an email from a colleague discussing the magazine’s generally absymal and postmodernist take on science—but also singling out one author as an exception: The New Yorker is fine with science that either serves a literary purpose (doctors’ portraits […]

via On the denigration of science: Atul Gawande’s commencement address to Caltech — Why Evolution Is True

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