How a Scientist Who Studies Marches Sees the March for Science
Original story at The Atlantic• 43 mentions • 6 months ago
The Atlantic 6 months ago
On April 22, scientists and science enthusiasts will gather in Washington, D.C. and 480 other cities to march for science. Their numbers will likely be large and their signs will undoubtedly be nerdy. Much has been written about the march—whether it’s a good idea or a terrible one, whether it will rally people or distance them, whether it’s goals are acceptably varied or too diffuse, whether it cares too little or too much about matters of diversity, and whether it will be a cathartic flash-in-the-pan or the seed for something more. But these are all empirical questions, and there are ...