Separating Science From Scientism

“Settled science,” “you can’t argue with science,” “war on science,” or “97% of scientists” are terms thrown about by people trying to short circuit skepticism of their assertions, usually about some social cause or idea not susceptible of scientific proof. … Continue reading

David Mamet’s Intellectual Journey Through Politics

For thirty years, David Mamet was a force in theater and film, championing liberalism in his movies and plays, exploring the ethics of the business world, the struggles of the “oppressed,” and the [supposed] flaws of capitalism. But then something … Continue reading