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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 [email protected].


Douglas Axe

Maxwell Visiting Professor of Molecular Biology at Biola University
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, Assistant Research Professor, Executive Editor
Jay Richards, Ph.D., O.P., is an Assistant Research Professor in the School of Business and Economics at The Catholic University of America, Executive Editor of The Stream and a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute where he works with the Center on Wealth, Poverty and Morality. In addition to writing many academic articles, books, and popular essays on a wide variety of subjects, he edited the award winning anthology God & Evolution and co-authored The Privileged Planet.  His most recent book is The Human Advantage. Richards has a Ph.D., with honors, in philosophy and theology from Princeton Theological Seminary, an M.Div., a Th.M., and a B.A. with majors in Political Science and Religion. He lives with his family in the Washington DC Metro area.