Timothy McGettigan

Colorado State University, Pueblo

Professor of Sociology

Department of Sociology

2200 Bonforte Blvd

Pueblo, CO 81001

United States

http://chass.csupueblo.edu/Sociology/Faculty/Pages/TimothyMcGettigan.aspx

Mahidol University

Fulbright Specialist

69 Vipawadee Rangsit Road

Phayatai, Bangkok , Nakhonpathom 10400

Thailand

http://https://www.mahidol.ac.th/en/

University of the Pacific (UOP)

3601 Pacific Avenue

Stockton, CA 95211

United States

http://www.pacific.edu/

Polish Academy of Sciences - Graduate School for Social Research (GSSR)

Nowy Swiat 72

Warsaw, 00-33

Poland

http://www.css.edu.pl/

Wake Forest University

2601 Wake Forest Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27109

United States

http://www.wfu,edy

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

Washington State University

Pullman, WA 99164

United States

http://www.wsu.edu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Holy Megabucks Batman! The Astounding Popularity of Superhero Movies

McGettigan, Timothy, “Holy Megabucks, Batman! The Astounding Popularity of Superhero Movies.” The Reasoner, Volume 5, Number 12 - December, 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Jan 2020
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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problematic, science, technology, fantasy, superheroes, Batman, Superman, Captain America, reality

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Flawed by Design: The Virtues and Limitations of Postmodern Theory

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
Downloads 192 (171,155)
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science, truth, postmodern, theory, social science, science, reality, power, postmodernism

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Debunking White Supremacy

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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racism, inequality, white privilege, white supremacy, democracy, equality, justice

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Racism: A Virulent but Curable Social Disease

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan, Earl Smith and Angela Hattery
Colorado State University, Pueblo, Wake Forest University and George Mason University
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Racism, Inequality, White Privilege, White Supremacy, Democracy, Equality, Justice

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Artificial Intelligence: Is Watson the Real Thing?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, AI, artificial intelligence, theory, good science, reality, computer, technology

Artificial Intelligence: Is Watson the Real Thing?

The IUP Journal of Information Technology, Vol. XIII, No. 2, June 2017, pp. 44-69
Posted: 06 Aug 2018
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo

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Artificial Intelligence, Computational Speed, IQ, Watson, ELIZA

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The Impact of Legal Cannabis on Poverty and Homelessness in Pueblo County

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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poverty, homeless, homelessness, cannabis, marijuana, impact, drug, substance,

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Survival of the Fittest Ideas: The Enduring Importance of Free Speech on Campus

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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democracy, power, lies, politics, ideals, principles, practices, injustice, free speech, censorship,

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The Politics of Marijuana: Truth Regimes and Institutional Ignorance

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Feb 2020
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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marijuana, pot, truth, politics, weed, cannabis, reefer, madness, Anslinger

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Recycled Racism: Nicholas Wade and the Same Old Bad Science

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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racism, inequality, eugenics, white supremacy, democracy, equality, justice, democracy,

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Virtually Educated: Student Perspectives on the Distance Learning Experience

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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distance, learning, education, virtual, information, technology, mediated, media

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The Turing Test: An Enduring AI Standard

McGettigan, Timothy, 2011. Good Science: The Pursuit of Truth and the Evolution of Reality. Lanham, MD.: Lexington Books.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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AI, Turing, Turing Test, Deep Blue, IBM, Watson, artificial intelligence

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The Social Impacts of Legal Marijuana in Pueblo, Colorado: Executive Summary

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Jul 2019
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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marijuana, legal, cannabis, medical, recreational, weed, pot, grass, science, institute, research

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Dilemmas in Truth and Science: Inquiries in the Midst of the Science Wars

Number of pages: 93 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, postmodern, theory, social science, reality, power, science wars, culture wars

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Evolution at the Speed of Thought: A New Chapter in the History of Evolution

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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evolution, agency, determinism, science, theology, science wars, culture wars, faith, religion, truth

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Death to Determinism: Evolution and Intelligence

Death to Determinism: Evolution and Intelligence (2018)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Jan 2018
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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truth, science, religion, determinism, agency

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The Impact of Legal Cannabis on Demographics in Pueblo County

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Mar 2018
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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cannabis, demography, sociology, poverty, migration, marijuana, pot, education, income, affluence

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Redefining Reality: A Solution to the Paradox of Emancipation

McGettigan, Timothy, 2006. “Redefining Reality: A Resolution to Theoretical Paradox in the Field of Sociology." Electronic Journal of Sociology, Tier One
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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power, dimensions, truth, redefined, redefining, reality, science wars, paradox, emancipation

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Did Darwin Tell the Truth?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Science, Truth, Postmodern, Theory, Social Science, Evolution, Biology, Research, Paradigm

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Redefining Reality: A Critical View of Power and Good Science

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, postmodern, theory, social science, science, reality, power

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The Cure for Racism

A Formula for Eradicating Racism, Palgrave Macmillan, December 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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racism, inequality, white privilege, white supremacy, democracy, equality, justice

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The Big Fib: Democratic Ideals in an Unprincipled World

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Democracy, Power, Lies, Politics, Ideals, Principles, Practices, Injustice

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Frankenmedicine: The Horrors of For-Profit Medicine

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Terminating White Supremacy: Democracy for All

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Nov 2019
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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racism, race, genocide, democracy, doctrine of discovery, white supremacy

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Redefining Reality: A Solution to the Paradox of Emancipation

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Power, Truth, Ideology, Hegemony, Knowledge, Science, Paradox, Solution, Theory

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Where Nobody Has Gone Before: Science, Technology, Society, and the Future

Where Nobody Has Gone Before: Science, Technology, Society, and the Future, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 31, 2012)
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, AI, artificial intelligence, theory, good science, reality, computer, technology

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Condoning Criminality: Sam Harris's Warped Determinism

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, determinism, agency, theory, social science, reality, power, science wars, culture wars,

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Golden Rule: Power Politics in the Global Village

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Power, Truth, Ideology, Hegemony, Knowledge, Science, Democracy, Lies, Solution

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The Children of Ludlow: Their Struggle is Our Struggle

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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democracy, power, lies, politics, ideals, principles, practices, injustice, inequality,

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Mind Bombs: Searching for Truth in the Great Debate between Einstein and Bohr

Studies in Sociology of Science, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Sep 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Science, Truth, Postmodern, Theory, social Science, Reality, Power, Science Wars, Culture Wars

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Anomaly Overload: An Evolutionary Theory of Truth

McGettigan, Timothy, 2008. “Anomaly Overload: An Evolutionary Theory of Truth.” Theory & Science 10 (1)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jun 2013
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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power, truth, knowledge, reality, redefining reality, postmodern, science wars

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Reflections in an Unblinking Eye: Negotiating Identity in the Production of a Documentary

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Feb 2020
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, postmodern, theory, simulacra, qualitative, ethnography, research, reflection

Aspire or Expire: Super-Adaptable Agents and Problematic Innovation

International and Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences, Vol 2, No 1, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Science, Truth, Postmodern, Theory, Social Science, Evolution, Biology, Research, Paradigm

Aspire or Expire: Super-Adaptable Agents and Problematic Innovation

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2018
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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problematic, science, technology, society, sts, future, star trek, science fiction, fantasy, reality

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Fickle Winds: Ideological Conflict, Political Caricatures of the Poor, and the New Terrorist Threat

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Poverty, Welfare, Ideology, Terror, Terrorism, Democracy, Politics, Power, Deceit

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Field Research Delusions: From Confusion to Insight on the Green Tortoise

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, postmodern, theory, social science, science, qualitative, ethnography, research

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Where Scholars Fear to Tread: The Inertia of Academic E-Publication

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, publication, online, Internet, Gutenberg, open access,

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Uncorrected Insight: From Confusion to Clarity on the Green Tortoise

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Aug 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, postmodern, theory, social science, science, qualitative, ethnography, research

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Rough Seas: Ethnography and Academic Freedom on the Scholar Ship

Rough Seas: Ethnography and Academic Freedom on the Scholar Ship, UPA (September 28, 2011)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2018
Timothy McGettigan and Carlos A Cuevas
Colorado State University, Pueblo and Independent
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education, international, travel, adventure, experiential, sea, ship, ethnography

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On the Wings of a Fantasy

“On the Wings of a Fantasy.” Contexts an ASA journal. Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 55-57, 2013.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2018
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, technology, fantasy, science fiction, star trek, 100yss, 100 year star ship

Other Papers (11)

Total Downloads: 435
1.

Donald Trump and White Racism

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Donald Trump, Trump, racism, white, black, Latino, Mexican, racist, democracy, white supremacy

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Donald Trump: The Racist Messiah

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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Donald Trump, Trump, racism, white, black, Latino, Mexican, racist, democracy, white supremacy,

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Marijuana: The Breakfast of Champions

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 Aug 2019
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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pot, weed, cannabis, marijuana, medical, recreational, cannabinoid, endocannabinoid, health, controversy

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A Remedy for Racism: Terminating White Privilege

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2018
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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racism, inequality, white privilege, white supremacy, democracy, equality, justice,

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White Supremacy Ascendant

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 25 May 2019
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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racism, race, ethnicity, white, supremacy, Trump, president, democracy, inequality,

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The Crime of Being Black in Public

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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racism, white, black, Latino, Mexican, racist, democracy, white supremacy, crime, deviance,

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Why Bother with Black History Month?

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 25 May 2019
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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race, racism, ethnic, ethnicity, black, history, US, America, genocide, justice

Email from the Edge: Global Dispatches from the Scholar Ship

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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international, education, travel, academic, teaching, learning, experiential, ethnography

Email from the Edge: Global Dispatches from The Scholar Ship

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Feb 2020
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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experiential education, shipboard, cruise, global, intercultural, international, sociology, pirates

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Dubya Stands for 'War is the Answer': An Apology

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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power, truth, ideology, hegemony, knowledge, science, lies, deception

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May the Fittest Survive: The National Academy of Sciences vs. Creationism

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Timothy McGettigan
Colorado State University, Pueblo
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science, truth, social science, research, evolution, creationism, science wars, culture wars,