The world’s most prestigious science journal just published an ex-astronomer’s remarkable screed.
Could such a different neurology really evolve purely by natural selection acting on random mutations?
Was Darwin a Nazi? Of course not. But did his ideas form a causal nexus via Galton to ideas that would be integrated into Nazi policy? Yes.
The idea that science has somehow shown the irrelevance of the mind to explaining behavior is seriously confused.
This crisis has converged with two other currents of change with the surprising result that alternatives to physicalism are now taken seriously.