Small Minds in Big Jobs

Small Minds in Big Jobs


This is, America, the land where you’re supposed to find doctors who’ll provide you with good medical care, where honest, upright judges will provide actual justice — because they’re under no political pressures to skew their findings; where honest, patriotic politicians will make laws that are themselves just; where the judges will follow those just laws; where there are intrepid, brilliant scientists who are able to pursue their trade, free of political pressures to taint their observations; where scientists, who ostensibly became scientists to search for truth, would recoil violently from the temptation to conform to political pressures. Why? Because thus to taint their research would poison the very ground on which they walk, and when found out, would make every scientist’s work product suspect.

 

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