Of course, scientists were never supposed to run our society. The technocrat class cannot possess all of the knowledge necessary to effectively run the lives of 330 million Americans. But that will not stop them from trying.
Gregory Gordon (Twitter: @gregorysgordon) earned his Ph.D. from the Colorado School of Mines. He currently works as a geoscientist in the energy industry, and he is a lecturer in the California State University system. He resides in California with his wife and four children.