Science and Politics

In what is I think the worst decision ever made by them, the editorial staff at Scientific American has chosen to a political candidate this year. It doesn’t matter who they endorsed; the problem is that there was an endorsement at all. In a year when partisan divisions are deeper than they have been in a long time, an endorsement by any scientific magazine only contributes to the deepening of those divisions. Worse, it makes science itself…



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Troy Camplin

I am the author of “Diaphysics” and the novel “Hear the Screams of the Butterfly.” I am a consultant, poet, playwright, novelist, and interdisciplinary scholar.