Dear Friends and Colleagues

Cornell students led by undergraduate in nutrition science, Pooja Gajjar 
(Contact: <>), are holding a series 
of talks at Cornell called the CORNELL PEACE talks

Dates, speakers, location, and titles, are:

Jonathan Latham, PhD What is Life? Science and Power in the 21st Century
Thu Mar 22 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM   RCK102 

Michael Klaper MD, What the Health film screening and Q&A
Wed Apr 18 2018 5:00PM - 7:35PM   GSHG64

Prof T. Colin Campbell, Nutritional Science—Is it understood & is it doing what 
it should be doing?
Wed Apr 25 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM   GSHG64

Dr Milton Mills, Racial and Ethnic Bias in the US Dietary Guidelines
Wed May 2 2018 7:00PM  - 9:00PM   GSHG64

Please see the attached flyer, share this email, and consider attending these 
exciting examples of student-led education

PS What is Life? Science and Power in the 21st Century:  
In this talk I will be addressing the role of genetics in science and society. 
I will propose that prominent biological notions such as the idea of DNA as a 
"master molecule",  the "genetic code”, and the idea of a "genetic programme” 
that guides organism development, along with other basic elements of modern 
biology, are not evidence-based
explanations of the natural world but rather are ideological constructs. These 
intrusions of ideology into science exist because twisting
biology—and thus our understanding of life itself—into a genecentric 
conformation is necessary to support ancient social norms of nationalism, 
patriarchy, racism, inheritance of wealth, and hierarchy. Necessary, since 
these social norms all share as their key assumption the primacy of heritage. 
This is an important thesis. I will show in the talk that it is powerfully 
supported by modern biological research and by abundant historical evidence.
(Thu Mar 22 2018 7:00PM - 9:00PM   RCK102).



Jonathan Latham, PhD
Executive Director
The Bioscience Resource Project
Ithaca, NY 14850 USA

Websites: <> <> <> <>
Skype: jonathanlatham2
Tel: 1-607-319-0279
Twitter and Facebook: @Biosrp 

“The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and 
opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who 
manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government 
which is the true ruling power of our country.”—Edward Bernays, Propaganda

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