Global Health Perspectives Science and Culture

The Indignity of Expertise

How our reflexive mistrust of authority hurts America By E.E. Robakis Defiance is a deeply American trait, rendered, for better or worse, into a national pastime. Americans are chronically, debilitatingly anti-authority; this has deep roots in the colonization of North America by Europeans and the establishment of this country as a “safe haven” from tyrannical […]