An Obscurantist Age?

Source: EconLog
by Pierre Lemieux

“One worrying trend of our epoch is a celebration of irrationality by those who believe that their wishful thinking produces ideas that are necessarily true — from the Donald Trump crowd to the woke galaxy. Are we entering an obscurantist age? … The Public Health movement, more a political movement than a field of scientific inquiry, has been working for a century or so (depending on the country) to translate its vision of a sanitary utopia into socialist proposals and policies. Core medicine itself has been hit by the anti-scientific agenda.” (01/11/22)