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)