Go Read ’em

The good folks at E-V.com have another great piece today: Ron DeSantis... and the Lost Cause  It’s all about the new “standards” for teaching slavery in Florida, but it’s much more than that as it goes into the history of the so-called Lost Cause, the Southern historians attempts to whitewash the causes of the Civil … Continue reading Go Read ’em

Isaac Asimov Quote

“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”  —Isaac Asimov


I just started reading Paul Offit’s book Vaccinated: From Cowpox to mRNA, the Remarkable Story of Vaccines, which is about Maurice Hilleman and how he created nine of the main vaccines in use today. It’s a great read, and in the third chapter Offit delves into some of the history of vaccines and what Hilleman learned … Continue reading Vaccinated