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"In Oceania at the present day, Science, in the old sense, has almost ceased to exist. In Newspeak there is no word for 'Science.' The empirical method of thought, on which all the scientific achievements of the past were founded, is opposed to the most fundamental principles of
IngsocIntelligent design." - George Orwell, 1984, Book 1, Chapter 9
"Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows." -George Orwell, 1984
Not the "freedom" to "compromise" and say that, looking at the same evidence, some conclude that it is 3.5, or the "freedom" to "teach the controversy" about it equaling 4.
And at the end of the book, he admitted that 2 + 2 = 5.
Exactly. As the folks at UD claim, someday we will all learn to love Big
Which came first: the shimmy, or the hip?
AtBC Poet Laureate
"I happen to think that this prerequisite criterion of empirical evidence is itself not empirical." - Clive
"Damn you. This means a trip to the library. Again." -- fnxtr