Is art greater than or equal to science? Why even ask the question? Our lives are richer, our communities healthier, and our ability to confront difficult issues is strengthened when we understand perspectives different from our own.
David has had a hybrid career. He spent the first half of his professional life teaching university courses and conducting research in the biological sciences. Then he pursued a diversion which has become his life's passion, he's the chief executive of the Museum of Idaho.
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