John G. West, PhD, is Vice President and Senior Fellow of the Seattle-based Discovery Institute. Formerly the Chair of the Department of Political Science and Geography at Seattle Pacific University, West is an author and documentary filmmaker who has written or edited 12 books, including Darwin Day in America: How Our Politics and Culture Have Been Dehumanized in the Name of Science, The Magician’s Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society, and Walt Disney and Live Action: The Disney Studio’s Live-Action Features of the 1950s and 60s. His documentary films include Fire-Maker, Revolutionary, The War on Humans, and the award-winning Biology of the Second Reich. He holds a PhD in Government from Claremont Graduate University. His articles have appeared in USA Today, The Washington Post, FoxNews.com, and other outlets.