Why science is losing the war

David Nurenberg
3 min readMay 5, 2020

The answer may have to do, not with atoms, but with stories

It may seem surprising that the Trumpian “war on science” has gained so much traction, and that empirical, rational thought continues to lose ground to charismatic snake oil salesmen all over the world. Even during a global pandemic, when science is more important than ever, a perplexing number of people are willing to tolerate, even to cheer on, a…

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David Nurenberg

Educator, consultant and author. His latest book is entitled, “What Does Injustice Have to Do With Me? Engaging Privileged White Students with Social Justice.”