Science Is Not Your Enemy

SCIENTISM AUGUST 6, 2013

Science Is Not Your Enemy An impassioned plea to neglected novelists, embattled professors, and tenure-less historians

BY STEVEN PINKER

“This is an extraordinary time for the understanding of the human condition. Intellectual problems from antiquity are being illuminated by insights from the sciences of mind, brain, genes, and evolution. Powerful tools have been developed to explore them, from genetically engineered neurons that can be controlled with pinpoints of light to the mining of “big data” as a means of understanding how ideas propagate.”

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http://www.newrepublic.com/article/114127/science-not-enemy-humanities

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