Both the author's starting statement:
Science really doesn't exist. Scientific beliefs are either proved wrong, or else they quickly become engineering. Everything else is untested speculation.And the contents:
- Humanistic Religion: The Rush to Embrace Darwinism
- Of Bangs and Braids: Cosmology's Mathematical Abstractions
- Drifting in the Ether: Did Relativity Take A Wrong Turn?
- Catastrophe of Ethics: The Case for Taking Velikovsky Seriously
- Environmentalist Fantasies: Politics and Ideology Masquerading As Science
- Closing Ranks: AIDS Heresy In The Viricentric Universe
My summary would be quite different from Hogan's wannabe aphorism
How this fits into this weblog's specialty: Both Ecco (commenting on 14 signs of fascism in general) and Britt (trying them on for size in the United States of the current era) note the assault on science by the fascist system in favor of traditionalism, theocracy, and corporate interests. Most of my emphasis will be on the "corporate interests" part, but I thought I would start off with one that's mostly traditional and theocratic.
As a background, recently the author has written fiction defending and retelling