TODAY AS IN 1800 THE PREACHERS AND PROFESSORS HAVE DIFFERENT GOALS, BUT THE SAME STAND | 2002-01-26
Today, as in 1800, many preachers want use God to give their followers an easy way out of facing moral decisions. Today, as in 1800, the professors oppose the revolution because it upsets everything their old theories - which never WORKED - stood on.
Our whole social policy is based on the idea that genetics means nothing. If we have a social problem, we just turn it over to the psychologists, the sociologists, and the economists. But since the biological revolution began, anybody can see how ridiculous this idea is.
Anything that genetics takes over, the social sciences lose. And social scientists rule on all discussions of social policy on all our campuses. Asking a social science professor to compare heredity with environment is exactly like asking a social worker whether all social programs should be abolished.