What if tech stagnation, declining growth rates, and the near-inevitable seeming collapse of the West are all because we got worried a few scientists would run off with our tax dollars? That’s the broad thesis behind Scientific Freedom: The Elixir of Civilization. Published originally in 2008, Scientific Freedom chronicles the journey of physicist Don Braben, […]
I really enjoyed the opportunity to talk to Alexey about New Science, and the future of research. Transcript and show notes here.
I got to talk to Geoff Shullenberger about Girard, the premodern/modern/postmodern distinction, academia, Christianity and a whole lot more. Transcript here.