Joined: Nov. 2006
kairosfocus cracks me up
|Too many SCIENTISTS are ill-informed of general science issues, phil of science, much less the wider logic, epistemology, ethics and metaphysics to make sound counsel. A SCIENTIST IN HIS LAB COAT SPEAKING BEYOND HIS SPECIFIC EXPERTISE IS NO BETTER THAN (AND OFTEN WORSE THAN) A COMMON-SENSICAL PERSON WITH A REASONABLE DEGREE OF PRUDENCE.|
metaphysics? as in "what is the nature of reality"? That's the whole friggin point of science.
And a scientist in his lab coat speaking beyond his specific expertise is almost like a lawyer or a math/philosopher yamming on about biology.
Oh, and I add:
Don't forget to pray (and take DCA). oh, and pass the collection plate...
|Which is basically GIVE ME MONEY! GIVE ME MONEY, I SAY, AND YOU WILL WALK!! AND SEE!! AND HEAR!! But you must prove your faith BY GIVING ME MONEY!!!!|
Uh, yeah. It's about as old as religion and politics.
|BTW, this framing thing isn’t anything new. Lenin was taking about it way back in 1917.|
With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
To do just the opposite is also a form of imitation. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg