Online Event

Three Authors Discuss Their New Book: The Price of Panic — How the Tyranny of Experts Turned a Pandemic into a Catastrophe

A Webinar Hosted by the Science & Culture Network

The Science & Culture Network Chapter in Southern California, with support from Chapters in Houston and Colorado, invites you to join this upcoming webinar and Q&A with Douglas Axe, William Briggs, and Jay Richards — the three authors of the forthcoming book The Price of Panic — How the Tyranny of Experts Turned a Pandemic into a Catastrophe.

Regardless of what you’ve heard — or think you know — about the COVID-19 pandemic, The Price of Panic is sure to bring a fresh, new, and well-researched perspective to the table. The much-anticipated book is scheduled for release on October 13th, and we are privileged to have all three co-authors on this exclusive webinar to showcase its contents just days after release.

Mark your calendars for Friday, October 16, 6:00 pm PDT, then follow the links above to register for this free online event, share with your local networks, and come prepared with your best questions for the authors. You don’t want to miss this exciting opportunity!


Friday, October 16, 2020
6:00–7:00 PM PDT


Online via YouTube


Contact the SoCal Chapter at


Douglas Axe

Maxwell Professor of Molecular Biology at Biola University, Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Culture
Douglas Axe is the Maxwell Professor of Molecular Biology at Biola University, the founding Director of Biologic Institute, the founding Editor of BIO-Complexity, and the author of Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition That Life Is Designed. After completing his PhD at Caltech, he held postdoctoral and research scientist positions at the University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Medical Research Council Centre. His research, which examines the functional and structural constraints on the evolution of proteins and protein systems, has been featured in many scientific journals, including the Journal of Molecular Biology, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, BIO-Complexity, and Nature, and in such books as Signature in the Cell and Darwin’s Doubt by Stephen Meyer and Life’s Solution by Simon Conway Morris.

Jay W. Richards

Senior Fellow at Discovery, Senior Research Fellow at Heritage Foundation
Jay W. Richards, Ph.D., is the William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute, and the Executive Editor of The Stream. Richards is author or editor of more than a dozen books, including the New York Times bestsellers Infiltrated (2013) and Indivisible (2012); The Human Advantage; Money, Greed, and God, winner of a 2010 Templeton Enterprise Award; The Hobbit Party with Jonathan Witt; and Eat, Fast, Feast. His most recent book, with Douglas Axe and William Briggs, is The Price of Panic: How the Tyranny of Experts Turned a Pandemic Into a Catastrophe.