• There needs to be a public dawning - and it is beginning to dawn on some members of the public - that how science is practiced actually makes a difference in their lives. If evidence becomes optional, if ideological assertions or beliefs are just as good as scientifically vetted evidence, then their quality of life suffers. I think that's dawning on people. There's a level of concern unlike anything I've seen.

    "One of the Most Famous Scientists in the World Just Explained Why Trump Is an Existential Threat". Interview With Emily Atkin, February 28, 2017.
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