Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Science And The 'Miraculous' (But Were Afraid To Ask)
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[…] Andreas Sommer of Forbidden Histories has an interview with Gabriel Finkelstein on his biography of Emil du Bois-Reymond: Science, Progress and Superstition. […]
Gabriel Finkelstein “In my experience, the historical revisions to which you refer are often just as teleological as the triumphalist accounts they want to replace.”
Gabriel Andreas awareness o’ the dangers o’ this sort o’ thing should be trained in t’students o’ all disciplines almost at a nervous systemic level much like “Know thyself” or “Don’t confuse razor blades with toilet paper”.
Sayin’ that I still catch meself doin’ much the same thing all the time.
The internet’s so fabulous at alertin’ people first rate minds like y’ own don’t automatic’ly assume ev’rythin’s done an’ dusted it’s no wonder the buggers’re gettin’ round t’doin’ somethin’ about it.
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