Sally Satel is a psychiatrist and resident scholar at AEI. She is also a lecturer at Yale University School of Medicine. Her work lies at the interface of medicine and culture. Previous books include PC M.D. – How Political Correctness is Corrupting Medicine, One Nation Under Therapy, and When Altruism Isn’t Enough – The Case for Compensating Kidney Donors. Her most recent book is Brainwashed - the seductive appeal of mindless neuroscience. Dr. Satel also works part time at a local methadone clinic.
The war on alcohol: new puritanism or healthy sobriety?
"The rules of the game at The Battle of Ideas makes beating about the bush impossible. When you are given 5 minutes to make your point, you either say something essential, or you reveal that you have nothing really to say. This eliminates 'the unbearable lightness' of speculation that haunts public debate."
Albena Azmanova, social philosopher, political commentator and activist