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John West at Heritage Foundation on science used to curtail freedoms

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In his first inaugural address, President Obama pledged to “restore science to its rightful place.” But has the Obama Administration restored science or abused it? In this talk based on the expanded paperback edition of his book Darwin Day in America (ISI Books, 2015), political scientist John G. West will examine how the Obama Administration has illegitimately invoked “science” to curtail basic freedoms, undercut ethical protections, and circumvent democratic accountability. He also will explore how during the Obama years free speech is being increasingly restricted in the name of science and how science is being misused to attack religion, especially in educational institutions. West will argue that science has produced great blessings, but its current abuse is bad for both science and a free society.

Note: This follows on the updated edition of John West’s Darwin Day in America (with Afterword) .

See also: John West has updated Darwin Day in America (read free excerpt!) (read free excerpt!)

and

John West on treating dissent in science as heresy

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2 Replies to “John West at Heritage Foundation on science used to curtail freedoms

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    jstanley01 says:

    It’s not even debatable anymore, just listen to them talk and watch what they do. Inside every neo-darwinist, new-atheist, left-wing moonbat there’s a jackbooted thug yearning to run amok.

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    REC says:

    Curious that it is the right engaging in state censorship of science, then accusing the left as being 1/1000th as bad as they know they are.

    http://www.miamiherald.com/new.....83720.html

    http://www.theguardian.com/env.....ntpagenews

    etc….etc

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