Beyond remembering and analyzing personal uncertainties, I think journaling should inform our interactions with each other. To me, journal entries are micro-experiments, private exercises in empathy, a sort of sparring with oneself.
Scientists owe the public the truth — and honesty, when they lack it. But we also owe scientists respect for that honest truth.
Debates must prioritize the integrity of truth. If we limit politicians’ opportunities to fall back on ad hominem attacks and well-timed emotional stories, the voters watching won’t be as embarrassed for their country.
As we witness increased politicization from the presidential debate stage to the Supreme Court bench, I look to the two justices as a source of hope.
We need a techno-cultural revolution. We must bring forward new thinkers to build a bridge between the sciences and the humanities.