It’s easy to think that the way we should fix all those greedy lawyers making doctors practice defensive medicine is to pass a Federal law. Maybe it’s not such a good idea.
Self-deception is powerful. When governments foist a false scientific narrative, the results are often destructive. One such debacle occurred in the Soviet Union from mid-1920s to 1964 and was centered on a botanist, Trofim Lysenko. The modern scientific community accepted Mendelian genetics to explain inherited traits. Lysenko believed in an older view that[…]Read More »