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The Universe Next Door: Scientism in the Age of Obama

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822
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John G. West
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00:12:14
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On this episode of ID the Future, John West is on The Universe Next Door with Tom Woodward discussing the re-release of his book Darwin Day in America, which describes the growing misuse of science to curtail basic freedoms, erode time-honored ethics, and circumvent democratic accountability. Tune in as Dr. West explains why the book needed an update, giving a look into his new chapter “Scientism in the Age of Obama — and Beyond.”

Read an excerpt from the new chapter published in World Magazine

Watch the trailer for the book

John G. West

Senior Fellow, Associate Director, and Vice President of Discovery Institute
Dr. John G. West is Vice President of the Seattle-based Discovery Institute and Associate Director of the Institute’s Center for Science and Culture. Formerly the Chair of the Department of Political Science and Geography at Seattle Pacific University, West is an award-winning author and documentary filmmaker who has written or edited 12 books, including Darwin Day in America: How Our Politics and Culture Have Been Dehumanized in the Name of Science, The Magician’s Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society, and Walt Disney and Live Action: The Disney Studio’s Live-Action Features of the 1950s and 60s. His documentary films include Fire-Maker, Revolutionary, The War on Humans, and (most recently) Human Zoos. West holds a PhD in Government from Claremont Graduate University, and he has been interviewed by media outlets such as CNN, Fox News, Reuters, Time magazine, The New York Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post.
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