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Whose News Is Fake News?

Somebody, somewhere, has to care about truth and be willing to follow evidence. A little introspection and humility is required.

How to Scientifically Justify Horror

A leading American science journal whimpers over loss of access to body parts of murdered humans.

Science Depends on Ethics

Naive reporters and textbook writers sometimes portray science as some kind of neutral, bias-free activity in which the “truth” about nature emerges on its own, as long as the scientist in the lily-white lab coat follows some kind of “scientific method.” Philosophers, theologians, ethicists and scientists with a background in any of these fields know better. One has to believe that truth about nature exists in order to seek for it. And one has to seek for it honestly. Many more examples of science’s ties to ethics or "moral philosophy" can be found, as a few recent articles show.
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