Tag Archives: Progress

As Shutdown Continues, Researchers Struggle and Scientific Progress Grinds To A Halt

Scientist in a lab. Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS Our nation’s research universities are one area where The United States is still the best in the world. That sounds like an opinion, but it is fairly quantifiable. US News puts out annual rankings of ranks global universities based on metrics designed to measure academic research performance… Read More »

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“My new favorite book of all time.” –Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science. Is the world… Read More »