Socialist Darwinism is the idea that natural selection promotes societies that cooperate as moral communities. This concept actually predates Social Darwinism, which later emphasized competition and individualism.
In this Viewpoint, we share our experience of censorship in evaluation research for
global health. Our experience shows a broader trend of donors and implementing partners
who deliberately use ethical and methodological arguments to undermine...
The goal is to appear "somewhere in the middle" on the gender spectrum, one nonbinary Los Angeles resident said.
David SchmittWhen the goal is to appear "somewhere in the middle" on the gender spectrum...
"I’m searching for whatever it means to be aligned with myself internally and externally...the day I see that that matches, I’ll feel like a lot of things will have made sense"
Several readers sent me a link to a piece by Bob Trivers called “Vignettes of famous evolutionary biologists, large and small” (Trivers is of course also a famous evolutionary biologist…
David SchmittHarsh "When I think about Gould’s scientific achievements, I come up with very little concrete discoveries he made that are of any note...as a person, I had little use for him. In my experience the man was arrogant, preening, and completely lacked empathy"
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David Schmitt"Bystander Programs Matter in Preventing Sexual Assault...no evidence gendered framing of sexual assault (portraying sexual assault as gender-neutral problem or gendered problem overwhelmingly affecting young women) moderated effect of bystander programs"
David Schmitt"being sensitive to identity labels makes one neither a bad scientist nor an irrational advocate. Instead, such efforts exhibit our ability to responsibly respect the rights and the dignity of people—especially marginalized people"
‘Within a few short weeks I was removed from my leadership position and then, within the next year, subjected to fairly hostile work-environment situations.’
David Schmitt"Academia — the marketplace of ideas, the sharing back and forth, the refining of ideas, testing of ideas — is now being replaced by activist approaches" I wonder what he said on that panel...
Can personality traits be measured and interpreted reliably across the world? While the use of Big Five personality measures is increasingly common across social sciences, their validity outside of western, educated, industrialized, rich, and...