Monthly Archives: April 2021

Two Archaeologists Unscientifically Argue That Ethical Practice Is Anti-Science

Two Archaeologists Unscientifically Argue That Ethical Practice Is Anti-Science

By April M. Beisaw, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Vassar College, NY In recent weeks, two archaeologists–Bruce Bourque and Elizabeth Weiss–have…

The Death of Outer Space Dreams: Hard Decisions and a War of Utopian Demands

The Death of Outer Space Dreams: Hard Decisions and a War of Utopian Demands

“What if we found new ways of existing in the harsh places we’ve ruled out on our homeworld, before forcing ourselves into the ecosystems of others? What if we revisited the ways of the ancient sea-faring cultures and the desert nomads? Drawing inspiration not from the speculative but from the real, the here, the now, the pragmatic and the historic.”