Lombroso’s ideas were quack science. But they were taken seriously by criminologists and public officials around the world until they were debunked.
Federico Carboni wanted suicide because he had no autonomy, saying in an interview, “I am like a boat adrift in the ocean.”
Richard Dawkins felt free to encourage experimentation in ape-human hybrids, work that Dawkins hopes will undermine the idea that humans are anything special.
Jason Rosenhouse insists that intelligent design proponents obey his rules, but happily flouts them himself.
With LIDAR technology, the angle of incidence of a signal can reveal designs hiding in plain sight.