The burden of isolation is heavy, but the risk of get-togethers is great.
When it comes to public health, is one voice just as good as any other? And what might be the requirements for justified disbelief?
How can we determine when public interest should trump politician's personal rights?
How can we design an educational model in our current circumstances that might serve everyone's needs from children to parents to teachers?
Optimism can sometimes infect belief-formation. And once it takes hold, it's extremely difficult to uncouple.
Anonymity in the online environment renders expertise obsolete. Do facts stand a chance?
The difficulty in grasping technical relations like 'causation'—aided by the spread of misinformation on social media—is leading the public to misinterpret (and misrepresent) key data.
Colleges' policies regarding students and gatherings offers another lesson about using ideal theory in a non-ideal world.
For many, the pandemic is only further tarnishing science's name. But we need to raise the bar for what does (and does not) constitute research.
Our basic equality needs to be respected in processes that determine who gets what.