Posted:May 31, 2017
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “Is a popular theory of cosmic creation pseudoscience?”
- John Horgan’s review of Daniel Dennett’s new book, From Bacteria to Bach and Back, in Scientific American
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “David Chalmers thinks the hard problem Is really hard”
- John Horgan, Scientific American, “Polymath Stephen Wolfram defends his computational theory of everything”
- George Johnson, Undark Magazine, “In the hunt for animal consciousness, we usually find ourselves”
- George Johnson, Pacific Standard, “The battle for the great apes: inside the fight for non-human rights”
Science Faction | May 31, 2017 | John Horgan & George Johnson
Bill Scher explains why the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville both represents and rejects basic American values.
Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Kat Rosenfield, author of a new piece on controversies in young adult fiction, consider why outrage fuels online discourse.
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury considers the circumstances of Philando Castile’s death from a police officer’s point of view. Plus: Driving while black.
Heather Hurlburt and Daniel Drezner say there’s no reason to think Trump’s advisers can save him from himself.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis debate the claims about gender in the controversial Google memo.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis on why cosmopolitan conservatives won’t win back control of the party any time soon. Plus: Jeff Flake’s big mistake.