Monday, March 04, 2013

Integrity in politics and science

Koop turned out to be a scientist who believed in data at least as deeply as he believed in God. And he proceeded to alienate nearly every supporter he had on the religious and political right.
A fine article from TNY, linked from TNM. And a fine scientist and Christian though also human. You're not doing it right unless everyone hates you, I guess - his handling of the AIDS epidemic managed to annoy just about everyone.

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