81 minutes | Nov 8, 2017

Did the Governor General Mock the Majority of Canadians or Was She Just Promoting Science?

On today’s episode we analyse:   The history and role of the Canadian Governor General. (1:00)   The Governor General’s remarks and the context of her speech. (6:00)   What science is and what it aims to do; whether or not science is inherently political; and the value of beliefs vs. facts. (14:30)   The Governor General’s notion that “divine intervention” and evolution are mutually exclusive. (40:00)   How Canadians are responding Governor General’s speech. (54:00)   The responses from Justin Trudeau and the leaders of the other major parties.(1:13:00)
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