Admit It, You’re Wrong

Admit It, You’re Wrong An argument for enlightened ignorance There is a particular sort of smug disdain which I reflexively feel when I think about certain aspects of the past. Just this morning I was listening to a discussion about the historic movement of infectious diseases, and the guest mentioned the historic belief that miasmas...

The Best Way to Eat

The Best Way to Eat A single rule to replace all dietary recommendations One of the many unfortunate lessons taught by the ongoing pandemic is the difficulty of translating rapidly changing, imperfect information into an actionable collective response. When is a mask making a meaningful difference, and when is it simply for show? Are we...

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